A cow receives artificial insemination© Cogent
Keeping records and making better efforts to select the right sire is key to helping beef producers improve fertility and increase profitability on their farm, according to scientists. Research by the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) in Northern Ireland found sire selection was one of the most important factors in ensuring good fertility in suckler herds, and was one of the simplest ways for farmers to make improvements. Farmers who also kept good records around calving intervals were also more […]