Cow disposition affects pregnancy rate

Cow disposition affects pregnancy rate

Glenn Selk

Bovine Veterinarian

Now we have another good excuse to cull cows due to bad temperament.  Producers that routinely breed cows artificially realize that cows that are unruly and nervous are less likely to conceive to artificial insemination.  Presumably the lowered conception rates were because they have been stressed as they are passed through the working facilities and restrained while being synchronized and inseminated. 

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