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Heifer reproduction can be hurt by washy spring forage

I found this article online and thought you might think it is important as well.  It fits the d...

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When selecting bulls, begin with the end in mind

I try to read as much as possible and sometimes I find an article that hits home.  I hope you enjoy this article from BEEF...

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New app features reproduction management info, BEEF news

As they say there's an app for that.  I was reading and found this article and if you have a smart phone and use apps, then maybe consider downloading this one. University of Tennessee (UT) Extension IT Specialist Brad Greenfield and UT Extension Beef Cattle Specialist Justin Rhinehart have developed an app designed to help beef producers manage their breeding and genetics programs fr...

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Bull Fertility is Impacted by Hot Weather

Well the cool weather is over.  Many producers have told me that they were trying to catch up on hay production.  It definitely was a pleasant weekend; too bad it would not last through October! Even though we had a brief reprieve from the weather, keep in mind that it has been hot and humid.  It is important to keep in mind that bulls cannot perform their job quite as well versus coole...

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Effects of post-AI nutrition management on pregnancy results

Here's an interesting read.  I found this on the BovineVet website. Maintaining high levels of nutrition plays an important role in a cow's reproductive performance, but recent research from two separate studies indicates that nutritional management immediately following artificial insemination have an impact on heifer reproductive efficiency. Results from the studies conducted at t...

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