Attention Pedigree and Commercial breeders
sexed semen from Sauvignon and Vigot calves are now
on the ground, showing as high as 95% conception rate
also 100% females on one farm.
Female sexed semen
is the way forward now for pedigree and commercial
beef farmers for animal welfare, ie. ease of calving
on heifers also breeding your own replacements on farm
reduces the risk of introducing diseases such as BVD,
Johnes and Lepto which can occur when buying in replacements.
You the farmer have complete
control of producing females from your own cows.
Sexed semen is available from
Sauvignon and Vigot, they are the first two Limousin
bulls in the World and the first beef bulls in the
UK from which this service is available.
Sexed Semen Production
Cogent's Innes Drummond, Laboratory Manager demonstrates
how from the point of bull collection to the separation
of the sperm to get the heifer producing element with
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Pick up some tips from consultant vet Mike Christie,
Lambert Leonard & May Vets on how we can make the
most of sexed semen through improved insemination techniques
and timing of insemination.
Sexed Semen Milking Successes
Discover how Cheshire farmer John Roberts managed
to achieve 14 out of 15 heifers
conceiving to sexed semen and his special cow that
has hadseven calves from just nine sexed semen inseminations.