Strategies to Improve Reproduction During Summer Heat Stress

Reproductive failure is the number one reason dairy cows involuntarily leave the dairy farm and summer heat stress exemplifies this costly issue. However, managerial, hormonal and novel reproductive technologies are available for producers to utilize which will reduce the severity of summer heat stress on reproduction. The various strategies will be presented in detail to educate both producers and consultants to be able to implement reproductive program changes to subside summer’s negative effects.


Todd Bilby

Created by Nancy McGill

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