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Utilizing Embryo Transfer or Artificial Insemination in Your Operation

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In this episode of Cattle HQ, join Kiernan Brandt and Olivia Amundson, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialists as they sit down to talk with Dr. Jessica Drum, SDSU Assistant Professor in Beef Reproductive Physiology about comparing embryo transfer with artificial insemination.

On today’s episode: 

  • Dr. Drum’s research at SDSU
  • Benefits of embryo transfer in a commercial cow/calf operation
  • Can the same genetic progress be made as quickly through artificial insemination?
  • Revenue options when incorporating embryo transfer
  • Benefits and limitations with embryo transfer
  • Example of a small operation utilizing embryo transfer
  • How in vitro and in vivo embryo’s affect conception and gene expression

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