Dairy cows in a shed eating© Tim Scrivener
There’s a bewildering array of terms used for benchmarking fertility. As data becomes more important in achieving efficiency, many of the words and phrases used may be misinterpreted or are not properly understood. Vet Tonia Simms unravels key breeding terms and the numbers behind them in this glossary. Oestrus Oestrus is the point of the reproductive cycle when a cow is said to be in heat, is receptive to the bull, will ovulate, and can therefore be served. In a […]