Cow Disposition Affects Pregnancy Rate

By Gary Veserat, MS, PAS on Tue, Jun 11, 2019 @ 08:30 AM

Written by Glenn Selk, PhD. Beef Cattle Specialist Emeritus with the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service.

beef cow + calf

Now we have another good excuse to cull cows due to bad temperament. Producers that routinely breed cows artificially realize that cows that are unruly and nervous are less likely to conceive to artificial insemination. Presumably, the lowered conception rates were because they have been stressed as they are passed through the working facilities and restrained while being synchronized and inseminated. Research trials indicate, even in the serenity of a natural breeding pasture, cows with bad dispositions are less likely to conceive when mated with bulls.

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Never Before Seen Pricing On The Ibex Portable Ultrasound Systems Ends Today!

By Jim Turner on Mon, Sep 30, 2013 @ 09:37 AM

September is nearly a memory now being the last day of the month. It reminds of song lyrics from The Brothers Four in "Try To Remember":

Try to remember the kind of September
When life was slow and oh, so mellow.
Try to remember the kind of September
When grass was green and grain was yellow.

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Let demand dictate a veterinary ultrasound equipment purchase

By Mia Varra on Thu, Mar 21, 2013 @ 03:13 PM

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Dairy Producers Rely on Ultrasound to Increase Bovine Conception

By Mia Varra on Tue, Sep 06, 2011 @ 05:11 PM

By Hilary Parker  

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Bovine Ultrasound; Bovine Ovaries part 1

By Mia Varra on Fri, Oct 22, 2010 @ 01:56 PM

Craig McConnel, DVM, PhD at Charles Strut University, AUSTRALIA  shares some bovine ovary ultrasound images with us today.

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