Tag Archive: LongTerm

Managing Cow Body Condition has Long-term Impacts

Figure 1. Body condition of Cow-calf pairs shortly after calving affects milk production and reproductive success. (Gainesville, FL; Photo credit: Matt Hersom). Dr. Matt Hersom, Associate Professor, Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida The body condition score of a cow and the herd overall is the best indicator of past …

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What are the Long-Term Impacts of Estrus Synchronization and Artificial Insemination?

A uniform set of calves at the University of Florida NFREC ready for market. They are the result of a disciplined estrus synchronization and artificial insemination program. Photo credit: Tyler Jones Cliff Lamb, University of Florida – North Florida Research and Education Center, Marianna, FL Estrous synchronization (ES) and artificial insemination (AI) are reproductive management …

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