Deer Farmer

Go Back   Deer Farmer > Deer Farming Forum > Deer Breeding

Deer Breeding Deer Breeding and Genetics Forum - breeding (natural and AI), genetics, animal husbandry, bottle raising fawns and calves, weaning, care of pregnant females, etc.


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes

Old Feb 26th 2014, 07:50 AM   #1
 
  Apr 2009
  Fort Wayne, Ind

Cervid: Deer Farmer


If the straws are sexed for what sex you are looking for, why is the price cheaper than a reg. straw. Are they smaller ,riskier, or cant be split . May be a dumb question


*


thanks Ed
H&M Whitetails is offline  
Old Feb 26th 2014, 07:57 AM   #2
 Martin's Deer Products's Avatar
 
  Nov 2010
  Annville, PA

Cervid: Deer


Ed, you can only use in one doe instead of the usual splitting on a conventional straw.
Martin's Deer Products is offline  
Old Feb 26th 2014, 08:23 AM   #3
 Show Me Racks's Avatar
 
  Aug 2012
  Billings, MO
Henry is right on the number of does they can be used on. As far as wanting male or female, it can depend. Many people are wanting to guarantee bucks for the next year, but some what to improve their doe line. We have used both at our place. We typically start with the male. When those fawns grow out, if they have the look we want we will breed that doe back with female semen. We prefer to use bucks from our farm or partner with another farm due to the cost of sexing semen.
Show Me Racks is offline  
Old Feb 26th 2014, 10:37 AM   #4
RyanM84
Guest
 
  
Sexing a buck is risky and costly. It cost a lot of money to draw semen and send it to Texas and then the semen is not good enough and your it about 2000 dollars. We were lucky to draw a buck this last fall and we got 49 male and 52 female straws. We were on pins and needles waiting for the call from sexing technologies to say we got some straws. Yes semen is cheaper cause you can only put it into one doe.
 
Old Feb 26th 2014, 08:16 PM   #5
 
  Jan 2011
  Houston, Texas


How much $ is it running to have it sexed?
TRUTH is offline  
Old Feb 26th 2014, 10:07 PM   #6
 jerrilee cave's Avatar
 
  Feb 2013
  Markleville IN


it was 7K last year but I heard that the price went down a little this year
jerrilee cave is offline  
Old Feb 27th 2014, 06:33 AM   #7
 
  Apr 2009
  Williamsport, PA
TRUTH905581393474619



How much $ is it running to have it sexed?




$5500 per collection
Josh is offline  
Old Feb 27th 2014, 06:51 AM   #8
 Bruns Island Whitetails's Avatar
 
  Aug 2009
  Illinois


5500 plus whatever to collect the buck?
Bruns Island Whitetails is offline  
Old Feb 27th 2014, 06:57 AM   #9
 
  Apr 2009
  Fort Wayne, Ind

Cervid: Deer Farmer


thanks for the info
H&M Whitetails is offline  
Reply

  Deer Farmer > Deer Farming Forum > Deer Breeding

Tags
sexed, straws



Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Discussions
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Needing 10-25 straws of sexed male semen Johnny B Deer Breeding 6 Oct 13th 2015 01:11 PM
Quicksilver Straws hatchetjack41 Deer Breeding 0 Nov 7th 2012 07:38 AM
thawing straws H&M Whitetails Deer Breeding 10 Dec 28th 2010 10:50 PM
drawing straws H&M Whitetails Deer Breeding 6 Feb 23rd 2010 05:40 AM
Splitting straws Novillo Deer Breeding 1 Nov 4th 2009 06:22 PM


Facebook Twitter Google+ RSS Feed