Heat detection

October 2022

Herd reports

Master Breeder Larenwood in Canada:Three-Time Winner of National Management Award

The Larenwood herd in Ontario – a homebred herd for over 60 years – is a three-time winner of the National Lactanet/CanWest DHI Herd Management award; in 2014-15-16. It also...

February 2022


Heat Detection: One of the Most Important Aspects of Effective Herd Management

Accurate heat detection has influence on the number of inseminations required and calving interval, which in turn has direct impact on the farms financial bottom-line. The challenge is to more...

August 2020


Plenty of Possibilities for Accurate Heat Detection

Every birth demonstrates it again: fertility is an essential aspect of dairying. Heat detection plays a critical role in this. Cows and heifers, first of all, need to come into...

December 2016


Heat Detection or: “Big Brother is Watching”

Heat detection is an important aspect of fertility management. In the past, it primarily involved visual observations, whether or not supported by tail chalking. In recent decades, more and more...

December 2023


A successful start to lactation: decisive to production and fertility

The time around calving is always tied to a lot of stress and excitement. On hand, it means that there is new life coming to the farm, while on the...