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Incorporation of heifer testing in herd replacement systems in industrialized dairy farming

Incorporation of heifer testing in herd replacement systems in industrialized dairy farming

Tierzucht 27(10): 455-458

Comparison of 3 types of herd replacement, using a model based on data collected over 3 yr from 5 industrialized dairy farms in the German Democratic Republic, showed that replacement with milk-recorded heifers was economically superior to replacement with untested heifers in calf.

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