Published 08/03/2011 | 12:13
- Pregnancy rate = Submission rate x Conception rate
- Achieving good submission rates requires uterine involution, resumption of oestrous cycles and good detection of oestrous behaviour.
- Achieving good conception rates requires appropriate timing of AI, and may be affected by semen quality or handling, cow factors and inseminator technique.
- For good reproductive management, carry out pre breeding heat detection and focus veterinary effort on those cows not seen in heat by day 42.