Life As a Bull Stud: What Really Happens In Cattle Breeding?
What is life like for a bull stud, the cattle used to breed new animals for the meat and dairy industries? The bull semen market is very lucrative. Animal agriculture forcefully breeds animals to have what it considers the best traits for food production. In 2011, the U.S. exported $124.7 million worth of bull semen to other nations, representing 32 percent of the global market.