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Anatomy and Physiology of Beef Cattle

Listed below are some quick facts of information from "Anatomy and Physiology of Beef Cattle Fact Sheet", written by Taylor Davis. Female External Genitalia: Vulva The external part of the reproductive tract. The thickened folds of skin of the structure are sensitive to changes in estrogen, the hormone responsible for estrus (heat). Provides protection to minimize entry of foreign material into

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Artificial Insemination and Estrus Synchronization for Beef Cattle

Listed below are some quick facts of information from "Artificial Insemination and Estrus Synchronization for Beef Cattle Fact Sheet", written by Taylor Davis. Estrous Synchronization Reduces time required to check heat when using AI Shortens calving season Improves overall management More handling time Artificial Insemination Genetic Selection Potentially improve

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South Highlands Agriculture Tour should have something for everyone!

Highlands County Agricultural Tour Tickets are now ON SALE! Tickets for our Southern Highlands County Tour taking place on Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 are available! Dates/Times: Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 - Southern Highlands County Agricultural Tour - 7:45am - 4:45pm Planned stops:                                                         

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