Keywords: Buffalo heifers
, target growth, pre-pubertal, dietary energy levels.
It might, therefore, be necessary to delay first service to second or third heat for underfed, slow growing heifers
.Feeding the in-calf heiferConception after insemination depends on the how well the heifer
are mainly pelvic scored pre-bulling and farmers who aim to calve at two-years-old tend to measure stock at 13 to 14 months of age.
Partnering with a number of businesses, Heifer
offers educational opportunities and multiple avenues for donation, working with faith-based and grassroots groups, among others.
His top bid, at the breed society's 56th autumn show and sale (Tues, Nov 21), went to Ysguboriau Gwen 113, a May 2015-born in-calf heifer
who fetched 3,700gns.
Fifteen bulling heifers
were also very keenly sought-after by many buyers, the largest quantity selling to Richard Sheppard of Northern Ireland, who purchased five.
Non-invasive real-time ultrasound was used to estimate changes in economically important live animal carcass traits that relate to muscling and meat quality, which are important criterion for replacement heifer
selection included LMA, LMA/unit of BW ([cm.sup.2]), 12th rib fat thickness, and percent IMF, and were obtained using an Aloka 500 real-time ultrasound machine equipped with a 17 cm probe, gel standoff, PXC200 frame grabber, and UISC-USB-2820 Capture Technology (The National CUP Lab & Technology Center, Ames, IA, USA).
Families in Heifer
project communities see higher incomes, healthier livestock and better access to education.
Little Rock, AR, December 28, 2012 --(PR.com)-- As the end of the calendar year approaches, it's time to round out your charitable contributions for the tax year, and Heifer
International urges you to include the struggle against hunger and poverty in your philanthropic efforts.
International, a leader in community-based missions to end global hunger and poverty, recently unveiled a new initiative designed to foster a love of books in young readers while acting as a catalyst for social change.
THE annual Show Potential Show and Sale held at Welshpool Market on May 29th saw a centre record of pounds 2,000 for the overall Champion and first prize heifer
presented by E H Pennie & Son Gwernyrychain.
Researchers have attempted to develop heifer
feeding and rearing programs with a particular emphasis on the effects of high feeding intensity on pubertal heifers
(Ford and Park, 2001).
Fortunately for us, after Moo-Lula grew up, we bred her and the first calf was a heifer
! Likewise her second calf was a heifer
, which we still own.
For these reasons, we conclude that RTS should not be used as the sole criterion for determining whether a heifer
is to be retained within the breeding herd, but rather should be used as a screening test.
After participating in Heifer
Project International's Women's Spring Lambing, however, the Denver, Colo., resident came away "more optimistic than I've been in a long, long time.