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!
By David J Patterson, PhD, Division of Animal Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO and Michael T. Smith, PhD, Division of Animal Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
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