An economic evaluation of estrous synchronization and timed artificial insemination in suckled beef cows.

@article{Rodgers2012AnEE,
  title={An economic evaluation of estrous synchronization and timed artificial insemination in suckled beef cows.},
  author={Jeri C. Rodgers and Scott L Bird and Jamie E. Larson and Nicolas Dilorenzo and Carl R. Dahlen and Alfredo Dicostanzo and G C Lamb},
  journal={Journal of animal science},
  year={2012},
  volume={90 11},
  pages={4055-62}
}
Partial budget analysis was used to determine the economic outcome of estrus synchronization (ES) and timed artificial insemination (TAI) in commercial cow-calf production. Suckled beef cows (n = 1,197) from 8 locations were assigned randomly within each location to 1 of 2 treatment groups: 1) cows were inseminated artificially after synchronization of ovulation using the CO-Synch + CIDR protocol, which includes a 100-μg injection of GnRH (OvaCyst; TevaAnimal Health, St. Joseph, MO) when a… CONTINUE READING