Projected Calves by Sire & Semen Type
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The Projected Calves by Sire & Semen Type
Reference the following to understand the data in this widget:
Semen Type: Identifies the type of semen used to conceive the calf. Available types are:
(S): Semen that has been analyzed and sorted based on the X/Y chromosome in the individual sperm cells. For dairy cows, this type of semen has mostly X-chromosome sperm cells to increase the likelihood of producing heifer calves.
- Unsexed (U): Semen that has not been sorted based on the X/Y chromosome in the sperm cells.
(?): Semen for which the bull NAABNational Association of Animal Breeders. www.naab-css.org code was not specified.
(B): Semen produced by a beef bull. Beef semen is a lower-cost option and may provide additional advantages, including improved conception rates and lower calf birth weight for calving ease. Heifer and bull calves with a beef sire are designated for beef production.
Last Built: May 20, 2020