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29 March 2022
Benefits of early calving increasing due to late winter warming
Selecting the right calving time increases efficiency...
25 March 2022
Iowa swine sire fertility research has implications for cattle
The research could tackle infertility issues in cattle...
24 March 2022
Early calving benefits are increasing thanks to late winter warming
On rangelands of the Western U.S., calving in late winter instead of spring maximizes calf growth (weight) by supplying high-quality forage when its most needed, according to a study by the USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS)....
21 March 2022
Australian researchers breeding more resilient cattle
They are investigating resilience traits across different beef breeds...
04 March 2022
Veterinary artificial insemination market growth and trends - research
AI to play a strong role in meeting increased demand ...
Artificial insemination market worth $7.4 billion by 2030 - research
Asia Pacific is anticipated to grow the fastest in the coming years...
03 March 2022
Medical breakthrough could help produce more beef
Texas A&M researcher aims to improve beef cattle reproductive efficiency...
23 February 2022
UK: Dairy-crossed beef calves continue to rise
Overall calf registrations were average...
22 February 2022
US beef cow herd declines
Significant declines were seen in South Dakota, Texas, Missouri and Montana...
Pakistan emerges as major Australian dairy export market
Pakistan is the fourth largest dairy producing country in the world...
14 February 2022
How to calculate the true value of a herd sire
A bull represents half of the herd's genetics...
04 February 2022
Tips for colostrum management
The Beef Cattle Research Council of Canada offers tips for success...
01 February 2022
Australia's national cattle herd rebuild to continue in 2022
National herd growth is projected at 1.1 million or 4%...
18 January 2022
Purdue Ag-Celerator program funds fertility innovation
The funding will help finalise the proof-of-concept stage...
06 January 2022
EU livestock populations fall 8.9% in 20 years
The number of head declined for each livestock population...
UK cattle population rises in 2021
A 4% increase in the Northern Irish herd was cited as the cause...
04 January 2022
Study finds heat-tolerant cows could boost dairy milk production
The researchers have identified five genes strongly associated with heat tolerance in dairy cows...
07 December 2021
Ireland: Breeding for low-methane beef cattle possible
Some beef cattle produce up to 30% less methane emissions for the same level of productivity...
20 September 2021
Why should we avoid heat stress in calves
During the hot summer days, calves can suffer from heat stress. This can present long-term challenges through all growth stages of life, starting from birth, writes the team from Denkavit. ...
17 September 2021
Signs of bacteria already in the bovine fetus
Researchers at the University of Helsinki have found bacterial DNA in the intestine of newborn calves, representing quite a diverse variety of bacterial species. ...
10 September 2021
New embryo identification IVF method set to boost cow milk and meat production
Research from the University of Kent, the University of Nottingham and L’Alliance Boviteq Inc., has established a method of significantly improving in-vitro fertilization (IVF) in cattle....
07 September 2021
Maternal performance makes all the difference in suckler herds
New AHDB campaign shows that maternal performance is the key to driving profitability in the suckler herd....
25 August 2021
Native cattle breeds: are we losing genetic diversity?
Farm animal genetic resources are defined as “those animal species that are used, or may be used, for the production of food and agriculture, and the populations within each of them.” ...
16 August 2021
Livestock interest group talks long-term resilience of EU beef sector
In late June, Europe’s BovINE network hosted a public meeting to discuss the sustainability of European beef farming, writes Melanie Epp, who covered the event for The Cattle Site. ...
12 August 2021
Breeding dairy cows to help reach net zero
Two new genetic indexes to help farmers breed more environmentally friendly cows will be launched in August by AHDB Dairy....
06 August 2021
Research explains why cool cows can provide more milk
With increasing global temperatures, dairy cattle face heat stress more frequently throughout the year than in the past. Thanks to cooling technology, dairy cattle can enjoy a better quality of life, but farmers and consumers may wonder if cattle comfort...
Using genomics to future proof your herd
Genomic testing and an effective, tailored approach to breeding has lifted Hillhead of Covington's herd’s genetic merit into the top 15% across the UK, writes ADHB....
05 August 2021
Cow-calf contact in full bloom at the Danish Cattle Research Centre at AU-Foulum
A new project at Aarhus University will promote organic and welfare-friendly veal and beef production based on a production system where two calves go together with a “suckler-aunt” until they are about six months old....
 
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