When should you use sexed semen?

What is the economic return of sexed semen on your dairy?

"Every farm is different and we should not generalize the results," says Victor Cabrera, University of Wisconsin extension dairy management specialist. Therefore, investigate this new evaluation tool from the University of Wisconsin to help get an answer that's tailored to your specific herd and farm situation.

The tool estimates the difference of the net present value of various sexed semen reproductive programs and a conventional semen reproductive program. The spreadsheet comes with directions, or you can watch a video demonstration (below).