Success of several programed AI-breeding protocols including ovsynch

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dc.contributor.author Stevenson, Jeffrey S.
dc.contributor.author Thompson, K. E.
dc.contributor.author Kobayashi, Y.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-05-05T21:56:50Z
dc.date.available 2011-05-05T21:56:50Z
dc.date.issued 2011-05-05
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/8744
dc.description.abstract In Experiment 1, four programmed AIbreeding treatments were tested. The so-called OvSynch program, which requires no heat detection before a fixed-time insemination, decreased conception rates compared with a similar treatment in which inseminations occurred after detected estrus (30 vs 51%). The traditional two-injection prostaglandin program produced greater conception rate for cattle inseminated after a detected estrus (53%) than after one fixed-time insemination was given in the absence of estrus (31%). A similar protocol of two prostaglandin injections plus an injection of gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH or Cystorelin®) before one fixed-time insemination produced lower conception rates (33%) than when cattle were inseminated after detected estrus (53%). In Experiment 2, the OvSynch program was retested with the interval between the PGF and the second GnRH 2a injection being 48 hr (36 hr in Experiment 1). Conception in 27 cows on the OvSynch48 program with timed insemination (37%) was comparable with 43% in 21 cows on a similar program without the second GnRH injection but inseminated at estrus. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Dairy Day, 1996 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 97-115-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service); 771 en_US
dc.subject OvSynch en_US
dc.subject Synchronized estrus en_US
dc.subject Conception rates en_US
dc.title Success of several programed AI-breeding protocols including ovsynch en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1996 en_US
dc.citation.epage 57 en_US
dc.citation.spage 54 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid jss en_US

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