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calf with mother cow in pasture

Effects of Shipping and Heat Stress on Embryonic Mortality in Cattle

Fact sheets on the effect of shipping and heat stress on embryonic mortality in cattle.

Several black beef cattle close together feeding.

Influence of Body Condition on Reproductive Performance of Beef Cows

Fact sheet about understanding effects of body condition score on reproductive performance.

A small herd of black angus cattle at pasture.

Basics of Body Condition Scoring (BCS)

Fact sheet about the basics of body condition scoring for cattle.

A group of black Angus cows standing in spring pasture.

Detection of Standing Estrus in Cattle

Fact sheet to help with the detection of standing estrus in cattle.

A small herd of black angus cattle at pasture.

Understanding Estrous Synchronization of Cattle

Fact sheet on the use of estrus synchronization of cattle

A group of red angus cattle.

The Bovine Estrous Cycle

Fact sheet on the bovine estrous cycle

A statue of a dairy cow on a landscaped terrace in front of a long dairy barn.

South Dakota Odor Footprint Tool

Two-part fact sheets explaining the South Dakota Odor Footprint Tool. Part I: Principles and Tools and Part II: Examples.

A large swine barn at the edge of a field.

Optical Dust Meters May Misestimate Dust Concentrations in Animal Barns

Fact sheet aiming to address the measurement bias issue associated with optical dust meters.

Black Angus crossbred cow standing to the right looking at the camera with two cattle grazing in the background with blank area to the left

Drought Management Tips for Beef Cattle Producers

Fact sheet with tips for Beef Cattle Producers for Drought Management

A group of red angus cattle.

The Calving Distribution Calculator

Excel calculator for calving distribution