publication . Article . 2016

EFFECTS OF FEED SUPPLEMENT ON THE ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION EFFICIENCY OF BEEF COWS UNDER SMALL FARMS CONDITION AT A TROPICAL AREA OF INDONESIA

Toleng, Abdul Latief;
Open Access English
  • Published: 18 Jul 2016
  • Country: Indonesia
Abstract
Low artificial insemination (AI) efficiency in beef cattle has been reported in some tropical regions, such in Indonesia. Factors related to this problem are not yet well known. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to identify factors that might affect the AI efficiency and to evaluate the effects of feed supplement on the AI efficiency in beef cows at a tropical area of Indonesia. Two steps of study were conducted. Study 1 was to identify factors that might affect the efficiency of AI. This study was conducted in 623 inseminated cows. The informations related to the farms, inseminated cow, bulls and AI technicians were collected. Interval between calving an...
Subjects
free text keywords: Beef cows, Artificial Insemination, Conception Rate, Feed Supplement, Small Farm
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