Fertility in Yearling Bulls – A Real Dilemma

I just got back from a Bull conference held at the Great Plans Veterinary Educational Center in Nebraska. The section on Breeding Soundness Examination of Yearling Bulls was interesting. This was one of the main reasons for me attending this meeting. My take home message was that this particular population of bulls is unique when…

Bull Fertility; How Did We Get Here?

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Before you read this let’s try a little experiment. What percent of 12 month old bulls will not pass the bull breeding soundness exam? What percent of herd bulls each year will not pass the breeding soundness exam? Write your answer to these two questions and let’s see where we are.   A couple days…