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DairyCast 0343 - What impact does nutrition have on reproduction? - Part 1

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  • Let's look at the latest research on the impact of nutrition on reproduction with industry expert Dr. Rick Funston, University of Nebraska. Part 1.

DairyCast 0342 - How to get the most out of the standing forage in your pastures

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  • Today we investigate managed intensive grazing strategies with David Davis, Superintendent of the 1,200 acre Forage Systems Research Center at the University of Missouri.

DairyCast 0341 - What is Congress thinking about restricting antibiotic use in your cows? - Part 2

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  • Part 2 of our conversation with, Dr. Mike Apley, DVM, as he shares his thoughts on animal antibiotic usage and proposed restrictions after his recent congressional testimony.

DairyCast 0340 - What is Congress thinking about restricting antibiotic use in your cows? - Part 1

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  • Dr. Mike Apley, DVM, shares his thoughts on animal antibiotic usage and proposed restrictions after his recent testimony at a congressional hearing on that same topic.

DairyCast update for February 24, 2010, Increasing Your AI Pregnancy Rate in Cows

Optimism appears to be returning to our dairy industry. Although, cautious optimism may be the best way to describe it. Last week’s USDA numbers of increased dairy cows reflect some of that optimism. But until the demand picture truly brightens, we aren’t out of the wood just yet.

DairyCast 0339 - Superior Management is More Valuable than Advanced Technology

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  • Dr. Bob Milligan, Dairy Strategies, LLC and Professor Emeritus of Cornell University, shares his experiences with a recent delegation from Nigeria. Their key take-away from visiting leading US dairy herds was that "superior management is more important than superior technology."

DairyCast 0338 - Increasing your AI pregnancy rate in cows - Part 2

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  • Be sure to start with Part 1 on this conversations.
  • Building upon the recent conversations focusing on heifer pregnancy rates, let's shift to look at how we can increase our artificial insemination pregnancy rates in our cows. Dr. Cliff Lamb helps us out.

DairyCast 0337 - Increasing your AI pregnancy rate in cows - Part 1

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  • Dr. Cliff Lamb helps build upon the recent conversations focusing on heifer pregnancy rates, by sharing how we can increase our artificial insemination pregnancy rates in our cows.
  • View Cliff Lamb's Slides and/or read the transcripts (Part 1 and Part 2) of this show.
  • Continue conversation in Part 2.

DairyCast 0336 - How to get more heifers bred by artificial insemination - Part 2

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  • Dr. David Patterson, University of Missouri, walks us through the most effective synchronization protocols to get heifers bred by artificial insemination.
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