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Game Changing Advancements in Semen Sex Sorting Technology – Video


The technology to produce sexed semen has been around for decades. But, it was not until recently that commercial application became a reality. With recent advancements in sexed sorting technology the market viability as well as the usage has greatly increased. Still there are many breeders who are hesitant to use sexed semen. Watch this video as Dr. Vishwanath, Research and Development Director for Sexing Technologies, answers the following questions:

  • How is semen being sexed?
  • How the recent advancements in sex sorting changed the conception rates?
  • Why are people using sexed semen?
  • Is comparable fertility of sex-sorted and conventional semen plausible

Presenter: Dr R (Vish) Vishwanath

Vish graduated with an MSc from Hyderabad, India and a PhD in Veterinary Physiology from the University of Sydney, Australia. He then worked for many years with Livestock Improvement a leading artificial breeding organization in New Zealand as Senior Scientist, R&D Manager as well as National Operations Manager.  Following this, he took on the role of managing large and diverse research teams for AgResearch, a National Agricultural Research Institute in New Zealand.  Vish joined Sexing Technologies in 2011 as the global head of Research & Development.  He is also an Adjunct faculty member at the Dept of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology, Texas A&M.  His main area of specialization is sperm physiology and biochemistry.

 

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