Internal Herd Growth and Heifer Programs: Keep Them Alive and Get Them Pregnant on Time
Van Amburgh, M.E.; Bertoldo, Jerry; Conway, John; Overton, Tom; Stone, Bill
This information was presented at the 2005 Winter Dairy Management Conference, organized by the PRO-DAIRY program in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University. This collaborative effort between PRO-DAIRY, dairy producers, agri-business professionals and Cornell Cooperative Extension educators brings technical, financial and operational know-how to a topic of importance to dairy farms. Seminars are offered across New York State each year. Softcover copies of the entire conference proceedings may be purchased at http://www.ansci.cornell.edu/dm/proceedings_orders.html or by calling (607) 255-4285.
internal herd growth; replacements; heifer reproduction; age at first calving; colostrum; calf management
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