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Newsroom: Oct. 8-9, 2014, Stillwater, Oklahoma

2014 Links: Welcome | Speakers | Schedule | Sponsors

Check the Newsroom Archive links to see prior years' coverage.

• Wednesday: Scott Brown | Joseph Dalton | Craig Gifford | John Gilliam | Peter Hansen | Sandy Johnson | David Lalman | Clifford Lamb | George Perry | David Patterson | Michael Smith | Roger Wann

• Thursday: Rick Funston | Kirk Gray | John Hall | Rod Hall | Megan Rolf | Matt Spangler | Dan Stein/Brit Boehmer | Brad Stroud | Alison Van Eenennaam #1 #2 | Jerry Taylor | Robert Wettemann

Estrous Cycle Overview — Mike Smith, University of Missouri

Summary | PowerPoint (4.5 MB pdf) | Proceedings (553 KB pdf) | Audio (13.5 MB)

Keys to Successful Estrus Synchronization and Artificial Insemination Programs — George Perry, South Dakota State University

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (5.7 MB pdf) | Proceedings (602 KB pdf) | Audio (17.9 MB)

Overview of Heifer and Cow Synchronization Protocols — Dave Patterson, University of Missouri

Summary by Kasey Brown | PowerPoint (3.5 MB pdf) | Proceedings: Heifers #1 (12.8 MB pdf); Cows #2 (15.4 MB pdf) | Audio 1 (14.2 MB mp3) | Audio 2 (7 MB mp3)

Effective Use of the Sync Planner for AI Management — Sandy Johnson, Kansas State University

Summary by Katy Kemp | PowerPoint (11.1 MB pdf) | Proceedings (1.1 MB pdf) | Audio (9.9 MB mp3)

Strategies for a Successful Reproductive Management and AI Program — Craig Gifford, Oklahoma State University

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (4.7 MB pdf) | Audio (10.4 MB mp3)

Insemination Related Factors Affecting Fertilization in Estrous-synchronized cattle — Joe Dalton, University of Idaho

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (5.0 MB pdf) | Proceedings (238 KB pdf) | Audio (15.9 MB mp3)

Managing for Increased Genetic and Reproductive Returns in the Cow Herd — David Lalman, Oklahoma State University

Summary by Kasey Brown | PowerPoint (9.2 MB pdf) | Audio (19.9 MB mp3)

Impact of Heat Stress on Female Fertility — Peter Hansen, University of Florida

Summary by Katy Kemp | PowerPoint (8.4 MB pdf) | Proceedings (225 KBb pdf) | Audio (14.2 MB mp3)

Impact of Vaccine Choice on Immunity and Abortion Risk — John Gilliam, Oklahoma State University

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (986 KB pdf) | Audio (15.3 MB mp3)

Economic and Management Benefits of Estrus Synchronization — Roger Wann, Wann Ranch

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (9.1 MB pdf) | Audio (11.4 MB mp3)

Cost Analysis of Implementing a Synchronization or AI Program-Using Decision-Aid Tools — Cliff Lamb, University of Florida

Summary by Kasey Brown | PowerPoint (5.3 MB pdf) | Proceedings (849 KB pdf) | Audio (11.9 MB mp3)

Marketing Opportunities for AI Bred Heifers and AI-sired Progeny Scott Brown, University of Missouri

Summary by Katy Kemp | PowerPoint (2.2 MB pdf) | Proceedings (209 KB pdf) | Audio (10.7 MB mp3)

Sexed Semen: How It’s Produced and How to Use it Effectively — John Hall, University of Idaho

Summary by Kasey Brown | PowerPoint (6.5 MB pdf) | Proceedings (420 KB pdf) | Audio (11.7 MB mp3)

Effective Implementation of an Embryo Transfer Program — Brad Stroud, Stroud Veterinary Embryo Service — Brad Stroud, Stroud Veterinary Embryo Service

Summary by Katy Kemp | PowerPoint (9.5 MB pdf) | Proceedings (4.2 MB pdf) | Audio (15 MB mp3)

Consequences of Mishandling Frozen Semen and Embryos — Brad Stroud, Stroud Veterinary Embryo Service

Summary by Katy Kemp | PowerPoint (22 MB pdf) | Proceedings (473 KB pdf) | Audio 1 (11.7 MB mp3) | Audio 2 (10.4 MB mp3)

Impact of Heat Stress on Male Fertility — Robert Wettemann, Oklahoma State University

Summary by Kasey Brown | PowerPoint (1.6 MB pdf) | Proceedings (305 KB pdf) | Audio (17.2 MB mp3)

Trichomoniasis Testing: Regulations and Importance — Rod Hall, Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (11.8 MB pdf) | Audio (11.4 MB mp3)

Does Scrotal Circumference Impact Female Fertility? — Matt Spangler, University of Nebraska

Summary | PowerPoint (1.0 MB pdf) | Proceedings (187 KB pdf) | Audio (9.2 MB mp3)

Use of Parentage Testing: Implications for Bull Fertility and Productivity — Alison Van Eenennaam, University of California-Davis

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (9.8 MB pdf) | Proceedings (385 Kb pdf) | Audio (13.6 MB mp3)

Identification and Management of Loss of Function Alleles Impacting Fertility — Jerry Taylor, University of Missouri

Summary | PowerPoint (6.2 MB pdf) | Proceedings (717 KB pdf) | Audio (15.8 MB mp3)

Implications of Improper Management of Known Genetic Abnormalities — Alison Van Eenennaam, University of California-Davis

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (5.2 MB pdf) | Audio (14.9 MB mp3)

Opportunities for Embryo Genotyping and Impact on Conception Rates — Kirk Gray, Cross Country Genetics

Summary by Kasey Brown | PowerPoint (5.6 MB pdf) | Audio (7.7 MB mp3)

Heifer Development and Methods to Increase Cow Herd Fertility — Rick Funston, University of Nebraska

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (5.0 MB pdf) | Proceedings (228 KB pdf) | Audio (13.7 MB mp3)

Reproductive Tract Scoring in Heifers — Brit Boehmer for Dan Stein, Oklahoma State University

Summary by Katy Kemp | PowerPoint (1.4 MB pdf) | Audio (9.4 MB mp3)

Opportunities for a Replacement Heifer Program in Oklahoma — Megan Rolf, Oklahoma State University

Summary by Kasey Brown | PowerPoint (64 KB pdf) | Audio (1.2 MB mp3)