Dairy Cattle

MU dairy first to use new breeding system in grazing herd

Early breeding allows lactating cows to be put on grass at peak quality and quantity when the nutritional need of cows is highest. Researchers at the University of Missouri’s Foremost Dairy Research Center near Columbia are the first to use the Double Ovsynch timed artificial insemination (AI) protocol with a grazing dairy herd. This year […]

Jaylynn Broyles clipping the needle teeth of a baby pig

Students in Chillicothe learn about animal reproduction

Students from the Ag Science I and Animal Science classes at the Litton Agriculture Education Center received a hands-on learning experience at the Litton Agri-Science Learning Center during January. The students were learning about animal reproduction in class and then were getting to experience the “real thing” in person. While at the Litton Ag Campus, […]