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Multiple ovulation embryo transfer technology (MOET) is a technique to a dairy farmer for increasing the yield of herd size of cattle in a short time.

In this method:


• A cow is administered with FSH-like activity hormone to induce follicular maturation and super ovulation. Thus 6-8 eggs are produced per cycle instead of one.


• The animal is the mated with an elite bull or is artificially inseminated.


• The fertilized eggs at 8-32 celled stage are recovered non surgically.


• It is then transferred to surrogate mothers.


• While the genetic mother is available to next round of super ovulation.


Thus raising a high milk yielding breeds of females and high quality meat yielding bulls in a short time.


Example: cattle, sheep, rabbits, buffaloes, mares etc.


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