Strategies to increase the adoption of AI in northern Australian tropical beef genotype herds

The Strategies to increase the adoption of AI in northern Australian tropical beef genotype herds project aimed to develop optimum methods of synchronising ovulation in rising 2–year-old Brahman heifers, investigate practical methods of increasing the proportion of heifers cycling at the commencement of an AI programme, and improve the ability of producers to select heifers likely to become pregnant to fixed-time AI (FTAI).

To learn about this research please read the final report summary and download the final report (B.NBP.0659) (PDF, 3.3 MB) from Meat & Livestock Australia.

When: 15 April 2011 to 15 December 2015

Contact: Michael McGowan

Collaborator: University of Queensland