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Semen Placement is Critical to Success with AI

One of the most frequent questions about AI technique focuses on the site of semen deposition, specifically, whether uterine horn breeding results in greater fertility than traditional uterine body …

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Category: Dairy

The importance of cow comfort

The importance of cow comfort

It is a constant challenge of dairy farmers to get more milk from their cows, a few more litres per day from every cow would transfigure the economics of dairy …

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Category: Dairy

Size the stall to match the size of the cow

Freestalls should be appropriately sized to accommodate the resting imprint of the cows using them, and to permit sufficient space for the cow to lunge forward when rising and lying down without …

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Category: Dairy

Hutches provide calf with the perfect start

An investment in 20 calf hutches has provided Randalstown dairy farmer Sam Hill with what he firmly believes to be the perfect environment in which to manage calves during the first – and all …

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Category: Dairy