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Estrus Synchronization | Management & Nutrition

   
10:30 a.m.-
1:30 p.m.
Exclusive Trade Show Time
1:30 p.m. Welcome and Historical Introduction — Jim Lauderdale, Lauderdale Enterprises
2:00 p.m. Physiological Principals of the Estrous Cycle — Michael Smith, University of Missouri
2:40 p .m. Understanding Postpartum Anestrus and Puberty — Gary Williams, Texas A&M University
3:20 p .m. Break
3:45 p.m. Synchronization Protocols for Heifers — David Patterson, University of Missouri
4:25 p.m. Synchronization Protocols for Cows — Cliff Lamb, University of Florida
5:05 p.m. Protocol Sheets/Estrus Synchronization Planner — Sandy Johnson, Kansas State University
5:30 p.m. Question-and-Answer Session
  Reception in Trade Show
  Breakfast in Trade Show
  Cattle-Fax Outlook
10:00 a.m. Management Factors Influencing Fertility in Synchronized and Natural Breeding Programs — George Perry, South Dakota State University
10:30 a.m. Nutritional Management of the Breeding Herd and Influences on Reproduction — Rick Funston, University of Nebraska
11:00 a.m. Insemination-Related Factors Affecting Fertilization in Estrus-synchronized Cattle — Joseph Dalton, University of Idaho
  Lunch in Trade Show
1:00 p.m.

Utilizing AI and Carcass Traits in a Breeding Program — Larry Corah

1:40 p.m. Personal Experiences and Economic Impact Resulting from Estrus Synchronization and AI — Mike Kasten, 4M Ranch, Millersville, Mo.
2:00 p.m. Personal Experiences and Economic Impact Resulting from Estrus Synchronization and AI — Roger Wann, ABS District Sales Manager (TX, OK, LA and NM) and registered Angus breeder, Lindsay, TX
2:20 p.m. Questions and General Discussion
  Adjourn