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2008 Links: Welcome | Speakers | Schedule | Sponsors

This newsroom will contain a summary of each presentation, along with the accompanying PowerPoint and audio file. Printed proceedings may be purchased for $25 (CD copies for $10) by contacting Nancy Weiss, Colorado State University Extension assistant, at 970-491-7604.

If you would like to reprint any of the following materials, please refer to the Site Copyright Guide page and to the editor’s note at the bottom of each summary.

Pre-conference News & Notes | Estrus Synchronization | Management & Nutrition | Fertility-related Factors | Advances & Health-related Issues |


Reproductive Symposium Dec. 2-3

Angus launches online supplement to Angus Beef Bulletin


Welcome by Lance Perryman, Colorado State University

Summary | Audio (1.4 MB MP3)

Setting the Stage: Where We’ve Been and Where We Are Today by Jim Lauderdale, Lauderdale Enterprises

Summary | PowerPoint (244 KB pdf) | Audio (3.8 MB mp3)

Physiological Principals of the Estrous Cycle by Michael Smith, University of Missouri

Summary | PowerPoint (652 KB pdf) | Audio (6 MB mp3)

Understanding Postpartum Anestrus and Puberty by Jack Whittier, Colorado State University

Summary | PowerPoint (1.1 KB pdf) | Audio (6.4 MB mp3)

Synchronization Protocols for Heifers by David Patterson, University of Missouri

Summary | PowerPoint (980 KB pdf) | Audio (6.8 MB mp3)

Synchronization Protocols for Cows by Cliff Lamb, University of Florida

Summary | PowerPoint (1.8 MB pdf) | Audio (4.9 MB mp3)

Protocol Sheets/Estrus Synchronization Planner by Sandy Johnson, Kansas State University Research and Extension

Summary | PowerPoint (560 KB pdf) | Audio (3.9 MB mp3)

Remembering Roy Wallace’s Impact on Our Business by Jim Lauderdal

Summary | Audio (972 KB mp3)

Question-and-Answer Session

Audio (3.4 MB mp3)


Bob Taylor: A Legacy to Remember by Tom Field, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association

Summary (preview) | PowerPoint (1 MB pdf) | Audio (3.6 MB mp3)

Keynote Address: Reality Check: If AI Is So Good, Why Are We Challenged with Its Use in Commercial Beef Operations? by Ivan Rush, University of Nebraska

Summary | PowerPoint (52 KB pdf) | Audio (7.8 MB mp3)

Management Factors Influencing Fertility in Synchronized and Natural Breeding Programs by George Perry, South Dakota State University

Summary | PowerPoint (1.5 MB pdf) | Audio (5.4 MB mp3)

Nutritional Influences on Reproduction by Rick Funston, University of Nebraska

Summary | PowerPoint (5 MB pdf) | Audio (7.2 MB mp3)

Producer Panel Discussion: Implementing an AI Program and the Benefits moderated by Willie Altenberg, Genex. Panelists: Carl Hansen, Hansen Ranch, Livermore, Colo.; Kevin Miller, Croissant Red Angus, Briggsdale, Colo.; and Laura Teague, Teague Diversified, Fort Morgan, Colo.

Summary | Hansen PowerPoint (328 KB pdf)
Miller PowerPoint (1 MB pdf)
Teague PowerPoint (2.4 MB pdf)
Audio (11.3 MB mp3)


Genetic Selection for Fertility and Performance by Denny Crews, Colorado State University

Summary | PowerPoint (932 KB pdf) | Audio (5 MB mp3)

Insemination-Related Factors Affecting Fertilization in Estrus-synchronized Cattle by Richard Saacke, Virginia Polytechnic Institute

Summary | PowerPoint (2.8 MB pdf) | Audio (8 MB mp3)

Industry Application of Technology in Male Reproduction by Jim Graham, Colorado State University

Summary | PowerPoint (504 KB pdf) | Audio (6.7 MB mp3)

Using Natural Service: Bull Management Considerations by Roger Ellis, Colorado State University

Summary | PowerPoint (900 KB pdf) | Audio (5.8 MB mp3)

Marketing Advantages for Calves With Performance and Source Information by Casey Gabel, Cattle-Fax

Summary | PowerPoint (1.6 MB pdf) | Audio (5.1 MB mp3)

Question-and-Answer Session

Audio (2.5 MB mp3)


New Advancements in Technology by George Seidel, Colorado State University

Summary | PowerPoint (7.5 MB pdf) | Audio (5.3 MB mp3)

Diseases of Concern in Reproduction: BVD and Trichomoniasis by Bob Mortimer, Colorado State University

Summary | PowerPoint (3.7 MB pdf) | Audio (4.3 MB mp3)

High-Mountain Disease: Why Are We Concerned About It with AI Programs? by Tim Holt, Colorado State University

Summary | PowerPoint (7.5 MB pdf) | Audio (4 MB mp3)

What Does the Future Look Like for Application of Reproductive Technology? by Ronnie Green, Pfizer Animal Genetics

Summary | PowerPoint (2 MB pdf) | Audio (4.5 MB mp3)