Name “Taking Out All the Romance” How would you increase the quality of a cattle herd? Definition of Artificial Insemination? The technique in which semen with viable sperm is collected from into the female tract. What is the role of A.I.? A way to improve the __________________of the herd. There is no need for maintenance of breeding It prevents the _______________ of certain diseases. Saves______________ and________________. for a herd. and introduced How does A.I. improve the quality of the herd? Improving production______________ in cattle operation. Ability to use the best_____________ bulls of the breed. Why is a bull hard to keep? Most male animals are more______________ than females. Male livestock animals take up__________ and __________. What diseases does A.I. prevent? Prevents __________________, Bovine herpes virus, ________________, Trich. _______________ occurs without risking mating injuries. Does A.I. save time and money? YES!!!! How would you increase the quality of a cattle herd?