Mating Management options this season


Under the current state of heightened biosecurity in New Zealand, some farmers are looking at changing mating management this season.

Whether you are thinking of combining artificial breeding (AB) and natural mating bulls, extending the AB period to reduce the number of bulls needed, re-starting AB in the last few weeks of mating, or thinking of implementing AB through the whole mating period, consider the risks and benefits of each option.

The best option is dependent on each individual farm’s situation and there are pros and cons to all of them. Read about your options: Biosecurity focus at mating 2018 Industry information

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