Recent advances in the synchronization of estrus and ovulation in dairy cows.

@article{Macmillan2010RecentAI,
  title={Recent advances in the synchronization of estrus and ovulation in dairy cows.},
  author={Keith L. Macmillan},
  journal={The Journal of reproduction and development},
  year={2010},
  volume={56 Suppl},
  pages={S42-7}
}
Synchronization programs have become standard components in the current breeding management of cows in the dairy herds of most dairy industries. Many are based on protocols that allow timed inseminations (TAI) so as to circumvent the practical difficulties associated with estrus detection. These difficulties are exacerbated in modern herds of high producing cows either because of increasing herd size in which individual animal monitoring is difficult and often subjective, or because small… CONTINUE READING

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