Planning for Synchronization Success
March 21, 2019
7:00 p.m. CST
Many cattle synchronization protocols have data that demonstrates them working very effectively. Details such as the goals of your operation, facilities, and labor are important in choosing the protocol that will be the most successful in your operation. In this presentation we will discuss how to choose the protocol that will fit your operation the best and help you understand what it will take to successfully implement that protocol.
Meet the Speakers
Dr. Sandy Johnson is a Professor and Extension Beef Specialist for K-State Research and Extension located at the Northwest Research and Extension Center in Colby. Dr. Johnson conducts research and extension programs in the areas of estrous synchronization, breeding systems and cow/calf management. Dr Johnson was raised on a diversified livestock farm in northeast Nebraska and received a B.S. degree in Animal Science from the University of Nebraska. She went on to receive a M.S. degree from the University of Missouri and a Ph.D. degree from West Virginia University, both in Reproductive Physiology.
Dr. Patterson is a member of the faculty in the Division of Animal Sciences at the University of Missouri. Patterson, a native of Montana, completed his B.S. and M.S. degrees at Montana State University. Patterson received his Ph.D. in reproductive physiology from Kansas State University. Patterson served on the faculty at the University of Kentucky for eight years prior to joining the Division of Animal Sciences at MU in 1996. Dr. Patterson’s research efforts have gained wide industry acceptance and resulted in new strategies to synchronize estrous cycles of postpartum beef cows and replacement beef heifers.
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