reproduction

DairyCast 0231, Conversations on relieving the headaches of getting your cows bred

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  • Would you like to relieve the headaches of getting your cows bred? Bovine Reproductive Specialists may have some answers. Many dairy's have contracted out their heifer growing and crop production, why not the reproduction aspect as well? For more information contact Dr. Kevin McSweeney

DairyCast 0187 for August 26 2008

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  • What does the temperature and variation in temperature in the reticulum tell us about the cow? Can it lead to better disease diagnosis and reproduction management?
  • Gary Crawford, USDA, highlights the forecasts for this year's corn and soybean yields.

DairyCast 0179 for July 29 2008

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  • Dr. Ray Nebel, President of the Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council, draws attention to their work and an upcoming event.
  • What implication does the new farm bill have for your operation? Brad Luben, Public Policy Extension Specialist at the University of Nebraska, explains. 

DairyCast 0176 for July 18 2008

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  • Ray Nebel, Sr Reproduction & Herd Management Specialist at Select Sires, Inc., highlights the new tools available to help make breeding session easier
  • A real time look inside the rumen thanks to Kahne's new rumen sensors

DairyCast 0175 for July 15 2008

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  • Is heat stress effecting the reproductive efficiency of your herd? Mostly likely the answer is yes. 
  • The power and effectiveness of antioxidants is the focus of our conversation with Gretchen Hill, Michigan State University.

Best of DairyCast 2008: Reproduction Management, part 2

This is part 2 of a 2 part Best of DairyCast series on Reproduction Management.

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Best of DairyCast 2008: Reproduction Management, part 1

This is part 1 of a 2 part Best of DairyCast series on Reproduction Management.

Thank you for making a proactive choice to improve the way you receive information about the dairy industry. This series is available to you 5 times a year with a variety of topics.

Double click Play button below to listen to audio on line.

DairyCast 0159 for May 16 2008

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  •  A research update on how behavior is influencing the nutrition your cattle receive and how you can better manage it.
  • What if there was something you could do after you AI to increase your conception rates? Well, maybe there is. Jeff Stevenson, Kansas State University, explains.

DairyCast 0149 for April 11 2008

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  • Jeremy Howard, Sales Manager for BioTracking, offers you some solutions to know which cows are bred and which cows are open.
  • How are changes in the structure of today's beef industry affecting you, as dairy producers?
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