Possibilities for the Improvement of Reproductive Efficiency in Cattle

  • J. M. Sreenan
Part of the Current Topics in Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science book series (CTVM, volume 5)

Abstract

There are approximately 25 million dairy and 6 million beef cows in the countries comprising the European Economic Community. This total cow population has been classified according to breed and subpopulation and the relative proportions bred for either beef or dairy production have been estimated (CEC 1976a; 1976b). Data on the current reproductive performance of this cow population is presented separately at this meeting (Mauleon, 1978).

Keywords

Lactate Testosterone Prostaglandin Progesterone Infertility 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. Sreenan
    • 1
  1. 1.The Agricultural InstituteBelclare, Tuam, GalwayIreland

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