Comparison of Conception Rates in Beef Cattle Inseminated with Either SexedULTRA™ Sex-Sorted Semen or Conventional Semen in Fixed-Time Artificial Insemination (FTAI) Protocols

Benjamin R. Crites
Estrous synchronization and artificial insemination (ESAI) are reproductive technologies that cattlemen can use to improve the reproductive performance of their herds. Controlling the gender ratio of the calf-crop can also improve the opportunity for increased revenue and profit. Producers are able to shift and/or control the gender ratio of their calf crop by incorporating sex-sorted semen into their AI programs. However, decreased conception rates to AI have been previously observed when sex-sorted semen was used...
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