Genetics

Special sales offer premium Wyoming heifers

10/23/2012 9:26:49 AM
The Wyoming Premium Heifer program will hold its first annual sales for bred and replacement heifers in November 2012 and January 2013. ... Full story.

Bull management in multi-sire pastures

10/22/2012 12:46:22 PM
Before the fall breeding season begins, a few simple management procedures involving the bulls can increase the likelihood of a high pregnancy percentage among the cows. ... Full story.

BeefTalk: Bigger is not always better

10/19/2012 9:40:00 AM
Perhaps the beef business is not unique. However, each year, when the students gather to study beef production, they are geared to determine what is right. ... Full story.

Summer heat, nutrition impact reproductive performance

10/18/2012 1:14:04 PM
As we move into this fall, many of you will be performing pregnancy diagnosis on your cow herd. ... Full story.

Cow-calf corner: Twin calf reproduction 

09/24/2012 9:26:10 AM
Glenn Selk explains the herd implications of twinning. ... Full story.

The bovine genome 

09/23/2012 6:25:00 AM
Megan Rolf and Eric DeVuyst examine the scope and economic impact of cattle genomics. ... Full story.

Cow herds gain value with quality genetics

09/26/2012 9:26:23 AM
Beef producers at the MU Thompson Farm field day were urged to look at the end product from their cow herds by Mike Kasten, who has been doing that for years in his farm herd near Millersville, Mo. ... Full story.

Making great cows: Strategic replacement-female selection

09/21/2012 10:57:20 AM
The continued drought conditions that persist across much of Kansas may require that many cow-calf producers forego retention of replacement females this year in order to conserve remaining forage resources for mature cow’s winter supplementation. However, producers retaining heifers this fall should consider several key strategies to select the best replacement candidates from their weaning pens. ... Full story.

Heat stress’s reproductive ramifications

08/20/2012 1:46:16 PM
Animal agriculture loses around $2 billion a year due to heat stress. History has taught us that heat stress does not have to last a long period of time to have a profound impact on production. ... Full story.

Cow-calf corner: Hot summer may bring calves early 

08/11/2012 7:35:00 AM
Glenn Selk explores why high summer temperatures could cause calves to arrive early. ... Full story.

Determining pregnancy status of beef cattle 

08/08/2012 11:15:00 AM
Determining the pregnancy status of beef cattle continues to be one of the most underutilized yet relatively easy to implement management practices available to beef producers. ... Full story.

Cow-calf corner: Effects of heat on bull fertility 

08/07/2012 4:25:00 PM
Glenn Selk looks at how heat stress impacts bull fertility. ... Full story.
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Ask the expert: Mixing cows from drought-stricken ranches

10/19/2012
We’re buying young cow from drought stricken ranches and moving them to ours. Do we co-mingle or segregate for how long? Full story.

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