Nutrition and postpartum rebreeding in cattle.

  title={Nutrition and postpartum rebreeding in cattle.},
  author={Ronald D. Randel},
  journal={Journal of animal science},
  volume={68 3},
Body weight and condition score, although perhaps imprecise or subjective, are functional indicators of energy status and rebreeding performance after calving. Inadequate precalving and(or) postcalving energy or protein nutrition lowers pregnancy rates as well as first-service conception rates and extends postpartum intervals in suckled postpartum beef females. Normal nutritional regimens for dairy cows that are fed for maximal lactation do not exhibit long postpartum intervals or reduced… CONTINUE READING
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