Browsing Dairy Day, 1986 by Subject "Replacement heifers"

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Browsing Dairy Day, 1986 by Subject "Replacement heifers"

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  • Call, Edward P. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-10-04)
    Records are the backbone of any breeding program. Artificial insemination (AI) is essential to maximizing genetic gain and minimizing calving problems and breeding costs. In addition, AI allows controlled calving - calving ...
  • Avery, T.B. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-10-04)
    Common disease causing agents are identified and a sample replacement heifer health program is presented. Written objectives are useful for evaluation of heifer rearing.
  • Heikes, K.A. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-10-04)
    For maximal genetic progress in a dairy, proven AI sires should be selected to use on replacement heifers. To minimize problems at calving, these sires should be selected from bulls that are breed average or better for ...

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