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Cogent: Are conception rates sacrificed if you opt for sexed semen?

2019
18
FEB

With fertility a key priority within dairy herds and conception rate a key performance indicator, many have queried the use of sexed semen due to the possibility of reduced conception rates.

 

Cogent have written an interesting article, which showcases the success of one of our clients on the Oxfordshire/Gloucestershire border.  Phil Kinch of Buscot Wick Farm has successfully been using sexed semen on his herd without seeing detrimental effects on the overall conception rate.

 

The following link will take you to the article on the Cogent website, where you can read the success story in more detail:

 

https://www.cogentuk.com/news/conception-rates-need-not-suffer-for-oxfordshire-farm-using-sexedultra-4m

 

If you have any questions or would like to discuss any aspect of the article in more detail, please do not hesitate to contact us at: douglas@douglasgreenconsulting.co.uk or 01666 817278

 

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