Induced calving in beef cattle

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dc.contributor.author Hultine, V.
dc.contributor.author Kiracofe, G.H.
dc.contributor.author Schalles, R.R.
dc.contributor.author McKee, R.M.
dc.contributor.author DeBenedetti, R.C.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-04T19:22:05Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-04T19:22:05Z
dc.date.issued 2011-03-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/7876
dc.description What's Ahead for Cattlemen? is known as Cattlemen’s Day, 1977 en
dc.description.abstract Calving was induced in 26 of 29 Polled Hereford cows that were injected between 271 and 287 days of gestation intramuscularly with 20 mgs. Of dexamethasone (Azium) and 10 mgs. ECP (estradiol cypionate). Oxytocin, give to cows that had not calved by 40 hours after dexamthasone injection, shortened the average interval to calving (15.4 hours if returned to pasture, 16.1 if in confinement compared with 32.6 hours with no oxytocin). Three cows did not respond to treatment. ECP did not reduce retained placentas; 77% of the cows induced to calve retained membranes. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station); 291 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Cattlemen’s Day, 1977 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Calving en_US
dc.subject Dexamethasone en_US
dc.subject Oxytocin en_US
dc.title Induced calving in beef cattle en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1977 en_US
dc.citation.epage 7 en_US
dc.citation.spage 6 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 1977, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 4, 1977 en_US


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