Six tips to turn up the “heats”. Photo: Nedap

6 tips to turn up the "heats"

Getting cows bred in a timely manner and pregnant at first service is impacted by their ability to show a heat....

Don’t forget the dry cows! Photo: Herbert Wiggerman

Don’t forget the dry cows!

Optimising milk production for the whole production herd requires attention for all age groups of the cows....

EU project to breed robust cows. Photo: Mark Pasveer

EU project to breed robust cows

A new EU funded project will look into ways to increase the resilience of cattle to an increasingly changing...

<p>As promising as the 'new' technologies seem, there is a long way to go before they will be in common usage on commercial dairy farms. Artificial insemination will be around on commercial farms for years to come.</p>

Does AI have an expiration date?

Artificial insemination (AI) has been around for about 75 years. It was a great stride forward in dairy cow...