This project is designed to investigate the root cause of sub-fertility in high producing dairy cows. Many theories exist about why first-service conception rates are so low in lactating dairy cows in the US.
Caine Dairy Teaching and Research Center
The Caine Dairy Teaching and Research Center is among the nation's leading dairy production research centers. Work includes studies of animal nutrition and reproduction, waste-handling, animal health, and irrigated pasture for intensive rotational grazing. The center is also home to classrooms and a teaching herd used in the university's dairy herdsman certification program.