chapter  20
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Sexing Sperm for Beef and Dairy Cattle Breeding

Applications Producing Replacement Heifers ......................................................282 Increasing the Percentage of Heifer Calves to Expand the Herd or Sell Replacements..................................................................282 Increasing Selection Intensity by Choosing Genetically Superior Dams of Replacements...............................................................282 Breeding Heifers to Have Heifer Calves to Decrease the Incidence of Calving Difficulty..................................................................................283 Dispensing with the Cow Herd Using an All-Female System for Beef Production ...................................................................................283 Proving Young Dairy Bulls........................................................................283 Circumventing the Shortage of Dairy Heifer Calves Born Due to Lengthened Lactations ..................................................................284 Sexing Sperm for

In Vitro

Fertilization, Superovulation, and Embryo Transfer Programs ................................................................284

Applications Producing Bull Calves .....................................................................285 Sexing Sperm for