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Managing Bull Fertility in Beef Cattle Herds
... internal parasites and the return in increased performance usually out weighs any cost incurred. Nutrition Body condition scoring (BCS, Scale 1 to 9; 1= thin and 9 = obese) of bulls is important in ... up to several hundred pounds of body weight during the breeding season. Dramatic weight loss leads to lower sperm quality and production. Bulls in poor body condition at the start of the breeding ...
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Extension Service Publications and Multimedia Catalog
... Milk Replacer Diets (View it now) - Learn more - Add to cart $0.75 EC 1433 Body Condition Scoring of Sheep (View it now) - Learn more - Add to cart $0.75 EC 1439 Dairy ...
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Maximizing Fall and Winter Grazing of Beef Cows and Stocker Cattle, Bulletin 872-98
... Pasture or Buying Standing Forage Winter Water Systems Cow Nutrition and Body Condition Body Condition Scoring During the Summer Body Condition Scoring Prior to Calving Body Condition Scoring After Calving Body Condition and Weaning Time Matching Calving Dates to Forage Resources Planning a ...
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Scoring Cows Can Improve Profits, L-292
... body condition at calving and later post calving reproductive success. Body condition scoring (BCS) - aids in nutrition management and enhances reproductive performance of the cow herd. Understanding the BCS System Body condition ... fat body condition. The key to successful on-farm application of the BCS system is identifying cow groups, not individual numerical scores. Body Condition scoring can be ...
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Publication Group:: Dairy
... cattle. http://www.ianrpubs.unl.edu/sendIt/g1588.pdf How to Body Condition Score Dairy Animals, G1583 Routinely scoring the body condition of dairy animals can help detect potential problems that might ... 21st Century, G1629 This NebGuide discusses important aspects of grouping and feeding systems, body conditioning and nutritional requirements for high-producing dairy cows. http://www.ianrpubs.unl. ...
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