Beef cattle reproduction
Obtaining optimal reproductive performance from a herd of cattle requires a knowledge of the basic principles of and factors affecting reproduction, an understanding of managemental strategies which can be employed to achieve such performance, and an awareness of existing and new technological advances which can be applied in the farm situation. All of these topics are put together in the series of papers included within this book, which were written to provide background material for a workshop on cattle reproduction held at Lincoln College, May 1984. The workshop participants include scientists, veterinarians, farm advisers and farmers. It is hoped that in addition this book will provide a useful text for a wider range of readers. A summary is provided at the start of each section to assist any reader who does not wish to examine each topic in the detail provided in the individual papers.... [Show full abstract]
Keywordsbeef cattle reproduction; animal industries; reproduction physiology; reproductive performance; mineral metabolism; beef cow management; modified reproduction
Fields of Research0702 Animal Production
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Barrell, G. K.; Department of Agricultural Sciences (Lincoln CollegeLincoln College, Canterbury, New Zealand, 1984-05)Obtaining optimal reproductive performance from a herd of cattle requires a knowledge of the basic principles of and factors affecting reproduction, an understanding of managemental strategies which can be employed to ...
Samad, Muhammad Abdus (Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1988)The feasibility of improving pea (Pisum sativum L.) yields by decreasing ovule, flower or pod abortion was investigated. A full diallel experiment and an evaluation across varied environments were carried out. The full ...
Herbert, Paul Alan (Lincoln University, 2003)The seasonal control of reproduction, specifically the hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian axis, has not been fully investigated in the common brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula). This research aimed to characterise the ...