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Reproductive management of the cowherd

Sep 2019
Sound reproductive management of the cowherd, using proven methods, is required to accomplish this goal in a manner that is economically efficient and sustains the natural resources of the ranch.

By Shelby Filley, Reinaldo Cooke | Publication

Development of Replacement Heifers

Sep 2019
This article will focus on some strategies that beef producer have in order to improve heifer development programs, and hence the entire profitability of cow-calf production systems.

By Bruno I. Cappellozza | Educational Document

Estrus Synchronization Protocols

Sep 2019
These estrus synchronization protocol sheets were assembled by the Beef Reproduction Task Force (

Educational Document

Estrus Synchronization and Artificial Insemination in Beef Cattle

Oct 2018
This article will address some of the advantages and disadvantages of AI, and review the most common estrus synchronization protocols that are currently available to producers.

By Reinaldo Cooke, Guilherme H. L. Marquezini | Publication

Basics of Reproductive Function in Bulls

Oct 2018
The first step for proper bull management is to understand anatomy and physiology concepts of the bull’s reproductive system. With this basic knowledge, producers and field personnel will be able to better comprehend and employ the tools available for enhanced bull reproduction.

By Reinaldo F. Cook | Publication

OSU Calving School Handbook

Oct 2018
This handbook focuses on the calving process, illustrating and explaining the mechanisms associated with this event, in addition to providing information and management options to alleviate the incidence of calving difficulties.

By Charles Estill, Aurora Villarroel, Reinaldo Cooke | Publication

Reproduction for Next Year Starts Now

Jun 2018
You are probably wondering how this applies to you if your cows are still pregnant and calves aren’t expected just yet. Let’s take a few minutes and review events prior to and after calving that have an impact on subsequent reproductive processes (and calves).

By Shelby Filley | Article

Ready for Calving

Dec 2010
Cattle managers can decrease the amount of calving difficulty through bull selection, nutrition and exercise. Don’t wait until calving begins, follow this checklist and set up the supplies and support you will need.

By Shelby Filley | Article

Feeding for Rebreeding

Feb 2004
Good nutritional status is one of the most important factors in successful reproduction. This article reviews the nutritional demands, nutrient requirements, and nutrient content of common feeds for mature cows and first-calf heifers after calving and into the breeding season.

By Shelby Filley | Article