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Artificial breeding of beef cattle in the Northern Territory : a manual

Details:

Title

Artificial breeding of beef cattle in the Northern Territory : a manual

Creator

Bertram, John D. (John David); Mathewson, Leith; Northern Territory. Department of Primary Production; Institute For Aboriginal Development (Alice Springs, N.T.). Rural Extension Unit

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Technical bulletin / Northern Territory. Department of Primary Production ; no. 72

Date

1985

Notes

Date:1985; Glossary p. 63-67.

Language

English

Subject

Artificial insemination; Beef cattle -- Breeding -- Northern Territory

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Darwin

Series

Technical bulletin / Northern Territory. Department of Primary Production ; no. 72

Format

67 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.

File type

application/pdf

ISSN

0157-8243

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/227113

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/677398

Page content

CONTENTS Page 1. Introduction 1 2. Advantages and Disadvantages 1 3. Anatomy of the Bull's Reproductive Tract 3 4. Physiology of Reproduction in the Bull 4 5. Anatomy of the Cow's Reproductive Tract 7 6. Physiology of Reproduction in the Cow 11 - The Oestrus Cycle 11 - Ovulation 13 - Fertilisation 14 7. Detection of Oestrus 14 - Signs of Heat 15 - Oestrus Synchronisation 17 8. Timing of Insemination 19 9. Insemination Technique 20 10. Semen Collection, Evaluation and Processing 25 11. Handling of Semen and Storage 32 12. Organisation and Operation of an AI Programme 36 - Semen 36 -Cows 36 - Identification 37 - Facilities 37 - Labour 39 13. Factors Affecting Fertility in Cattle 39 14. Selection and Breeding 46 15. Record Keeping 60 16. Control of Artificial Breeding 62 Diagrams Figures Plates F1eferences 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 20, 23, 26, 31, 38, 56, 57 11, 12, 15, 18, 19,34,35,46,47,48,51,53,54,55, 61 5,7, 17, 21 63


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