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Define artificial insemination. Write down two advantages of it.

Answer :

Artificial insemination is the process of injecting the semen obtained from a desired male bull of high milk yielding breed into the genital or reproductive tract of female animal during heat period to get the desired progeny of improved breed.


(i) It is economical because semen from a single bull can be used to impregnate several thousand cows.

(ii) It gives high rate of successful fertilization.

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