Reproductive Failure in the Beef Herd: Causes, Effects and When to Intervene

Reproductive failure can pose a significant threat for cow-calf operations, particularly when an issue affects a large portion of the cow herd such as early pregnancy loss. This panel of veterinarians will share case studies of reproductive wrecks on beef operations and how these operations overcame and solved the problem.

This webinar was held December 2, 2020 from 7-8:00pm MST.

The presenters were:

Dr. Blake Balog, Bow Valley Livestock Health

Dr. Rob Swackhammer, Upper Grand Veterinary Service

Dr. Martin Kaatz, Lethbridge Animal Clinic

Video Guide:

00:00 – 02:00 : Welcome comments and agenda

03:00 – 19:05 : Reproductive failure in the beef herd, Dr. Balog

20:00 – 39:00 : Optimism Meets Reality in a Southern Ontario Beef Herd, Dr. Swackhammer

39:00 – 55:00 : High calf mortality in a beef cow-calf operation, Dr. Kaatz

55:05 – 1:12:00 : Question and Answer period