Volume 29-3. Beef Heifer Development, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Food Animal Practice

1st Edition

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Description

The latest information on heifer development in beef cattle for the food animal practitioner! Topics include rebuilding the US cowherd, physiology and endocrinology of puberty, nutritional development and the target weight debate, long-term reproductive health, effect of prenatal programming on development, economics of development, synchronization of estrus and ovulation, post breeding heifer management, management strategies for adding value to heifers, and more!

Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780323261371
Print ISBN:
9780323261364

About the authors

David Patterson

Affiliations and Expertise

Division of Animal Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Michael Smith

Affiliations and Expertise

Division of Animal Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO