Looking ahead with a look behind

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dc.contributor.author Call, Edward P.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-08-02T21:26:55Z
dc.date.available 2011-08-02T21:26:55Z
dc.date.issued 2011-08-02
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/11949
dc.description.abstract The current economic situation dictates that dairy producers use all available tools and resources to maximize efficiency. Yearly milk yield is the most reliable predictor of profitability. Because the genetic base dictates each cow’s potential for converting feed into milk, using 80+ percentile proved sires is strongly recommended along with a 100% commitment to artificial insemination of cows and heifers. Current technology allows dairy producers to make significant gains in resolving poor reproductive performance. A user friendly recordkeeping system to routinely measure individual cows’ productivity along with overall herd performance is essential for maximizing return on capital investment. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Dairy Day, 1993 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 94-149-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station); 694 en_US
dc.subject Dairy en_US
dc.subject Yearly milk yield en_US
dc.title Looking ahead with a look behind en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1993 en_US
dc.citation.epage 4 en_US
dc.citation.spage 1 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid epcall en_US

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