Researchers Explore Strategies to Time Heifer Puberty

Researchers Explore Strategies to Time Heifer Puberty

Blair Fannin

Cattle Today

Cattle producers typically wean replacement heifers at seven months of age and raise them with limited nutritional input before their first breeding. This managerial strategy is often associated with delayed puberty, particularly in tropically-adapted Bos indicus-influenced cattle, according to researchers.

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