Research Project Details

Sustainable solutions to improve estrous detection and reproductive efficiency in dairy cows

Project Summary

Start Date: Jan-2014

Duration: 4 years.

Subjects: Reproduction

Funding Groups
Primary Funding Group: Dairy Farmers of Canada - Dairy Research Cluster
Matching Funding Group: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)

Researchers

Publications

TitleTypeTechnical Level
A dairy herd-level study of postpartum diseases and their association with reproductive performance and culling Print Articles scientific
Diagnosis of uterine and vaginal disorders by different methodologies is affected by concentration of estradiol in plasma from lactating Holstein cows Print Articles scientific
Effects of prepartum stocking density on innate and adaptive leukocyte responses and serum and hair cortisol concentrations Print Articles scientific
Factors affecting expression of estrus measured by activity monitors and conception risk of lactating dairy cows. Print Articles scientific
Integrating an automated activity monitor into an artificial insemination program and the associated risk factors affecting reproductive performance of dairy cows Print Articles scientific
Post–artificial insemination supplementation with calcium salts of soybean oil influences pregnancy establishment factors in Bos indicus beef cows Print Articles scientific
Relationship of concentrations of cortisol in hair with health, biomarkers in blood, and reproductive status in dairy cows. Print Articles scientific
Short communication: Comparison of estrus characteristics in Holstein heifers by 2 activity monitoring systems. Print Articles scientific
Short communication: Diagnostic performance of on-farm bacteriological culture systems for identification of uterine Escherichia coli in postpartum dairy cows Print Articles scientific
Short communication: Rumination and feeding behaviors differ between healthy and sick dairy cows during the transition period Print Articles scientific
Supplementing an immunomodulatory feed ingredient to modulate thermoregulation, physiologic, and production responses in lactating dairy cows under heat stress conditions Print Articles scientific
Survey of reproduction management on Canadian dairy farms Print Articles scientific
Survey of reproduction management on Canadian dairy farms Print Articles scientific