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Would have selected "filly" but we need geldings.
12/17/2012 7:24:10 PM
depends on the bloodlines an the inteded use of the offspring
12/17/2012 6:53:05 PM
selecting sex wld depend on the mating but mares are better in general
12/17/2012 10:21:06 AM
I've always had better luck with mares
12/17/2012 9:42:07 AM
We like the girls. More heart, less fooling around than the colts.
12/17/2012 8:55:27 AM
That's not my job!!!
12/16/2012 9:31:17 PM
yes, but would depend on breed, year and situation
12/16/2012 7:36:51 PM
I'm just not a mare person, a filly would be sold or given away immediatly
12/16/2012 7:00:19 PM
Sex selection=breed's downfall.
12/16/2012 2:58:19 PM
But it would deprnd on what Gender biased result you wanted.
12/16/2012 2:55:52 PM
We manipulate the miracle of birth enough... it's part of the mystery & excitement.
12/16/2012 9:07:24 AM
I feel this is disgusting.
12/15/2012 11:31:48 PM
I've had mostly colts through the years and would really appreciate a filly!
12/15/2012 10:19:54 PM
I would want to make sure that the best sperm available creates my foal. which method of selection?
12/15/2012 3:17:37 PM
I would be getting the horse that I hoped for instead of putting yet another Horse on the market .
12/15/2012 8:31:37 AM
if it gets this advanced then all the breeders will stop breeding what they throw away ,yea!!
12/15/2012 5:37:41 AM
Find geldings more trustworthy for inexperienced riders
12/14/2012 11:47:50 PM
I would consider it, if it would be the last breeding for an older mare.
12/14/2012 10:12:16 PM
Actually, yes, but colt or filly would depend on the circumstances.
12/14/2012 6:16:19 PM
got beautiful colts but no filly to carry on the damline of two mares
12/14/2012 4:25:14 PM
A colt then castrate it
12/14/2012 2:25:31 PM
I am a breeder, and I would like the option of keeping the best one...too often they are colts!
12/14/2012 1:14:01 PM
I want the option, but which depends on the breeding.
12/14/2012 12:55:24 PM
I like to be suprised!
12/14/2012 12:24:10 PM
I find geldings generally easier for me to get along with.
12/13/2012 9:39:15 PM
I've had great experiences with mares and would love to be guaranteed one.
12/13/2012 6:39:34 PM
Although I don't think it's a bad idea, it is not something I would want to do.
12/13/2012 6:15:56 PM
That job is above my pay grade.
12/13/2012 5:57:24 PM
There would be less foals left to grow up ignored and untrained in the pasture.
12/13/2012 5:42:25 PM
For me fillies are just easier. I feel like I can 'ask' a mare, and often have to 'tell' a gelding.
12/13/2012 5:39:41 PM
Mares are the best. Growing up on ranchs mares were the hardest working and were not distracted.
12/13/2012 4:00:28 PM
in my dreams, I would breed the sire and dam of my favorite old Appaloosa gelding. I miss him
12/13/2012 2:19:22 PM
we prefer geldings
12/13/2012 9:53:01 AM
A question that requires much thought.
12/13/2012 8:48:20 AM
I would love to produce more fillies
12/13/2012 5:45:43 AM
Depending on the mare,pedigree and future career of the horse,then I would like to select the gender
12/12/2012 11:58:15 PM
I have had both mares and geldings. Both have their pluses & minuses so I would love whatever I got
12/12/2012 8:40:59 PM
should have had a simple "yes" answer. For me it would be filly or colt, depending on various things
12/12/2012 8:33:26 PM
My mare has already given us a colt.
12/12/2012 7:06:16 PM
When you breed for a trait, especially gender, you drag along an uneven number of associated issues
12/12/2012 6:28:24 PM
One should not mess with nature.
12/12/2012 6:19:13 PM
Value after racing career.
12/12/2012 5:29:04 PM
a Colt, to be gelded. Were not into breeding.
12/12/2012 5:22:24 PM
Yes, but would depend on what I was breeding for at the time...great to have the choice.
12/12/2012 4:33:09 PM
Geldings are 'made in heaven,' as the saying goes!
12/12/2012 4:31:37 PM
Soon there will be no breeders just cloners no thought no expertise no surprises.
12/12/2012 3:15:57 PM
It would be very nice to have had a filly
12/12/2012 12:29:08 PM
I have a question. Equine semen is sexed in the same way that the bull by flow cytometry or differen
12/12/2012 11:23:46 AM
Depends on the circumstances at the time
12/12/2012 11:21:25 AM
This is one time when a little horse-surprise is welcome!
12/12/2012 11:10:44 AM
If it was not too expensive
12/12/2012 9:55:46 AM
In my breed, mares are worh more, so I would choose fillies.
12/12/2012 8:24:14 AM
Filly to be able to breed after a competition career.
12/12/2012 8:11:10 AM
Let Nature take it's course !
12/12/2012 7:25:21 AM
As long as the process was safe
12/12/2012 7:23:29 AM
Love to have a filly --- no ready for a colt
12/12/2012 4:11:30 AM
Nothing compares to the way a female equine expresses the magnificent Yin life force.
12/12/2012 2:13:00 AM
Geldings are just generally calmer and also easier to sell
12/12/2012 1:22:22 AM
If I breed only in the morning I will get colts.
12/12/2012 1:12:10 AM
where's the fun in knowing!
12/12/2012 1:12:04 AM
Both fillies and colt bring both gender specific and individual traits that make each foal a joy!
12/11/2012 11:13:20 PM
you should not fool the balance of nature
12/11/2012 10:01:29 PM
I breed for the market and the boys sell for better prices.
12/11/2012 9:39:32 PM
If breeders could choose the sex of the foals, it could help with the unwanted horse problem.
12/11/2012 8:50:58 PM
All I'd want is a safe delivery and a healthy foal
12/11/2012 8:26:40 PM
No, it opens up one heck of a can of worms.
12/11/2012 8:16:20 PM
Would certainly select a filly for likely two pregnancies eg 2nd & 3rd to ensure a breeding line.
12/11/2012 7:59:31 PM
Probably not, however, if mare keeps producing same sex it would be an option
12/11/2012 7:43:48 PM
I'd choose sex case by case per mating, so the answer I need doesn't exist in this survey
12/11/2012 7:15:38 PM
Shame it's so expensive though :-(
12/11/2012 7:01:06 PM
Filly would be worth more.
12/11/2012 6:59:54 PM
yes I would... depending on the market.
12/11/2012 6:55:51 PM
Either way if the conformation is good the horse could be used for future breeding purposes.
12/11/2012 6:49:53 PM
Depends on the cost.
12/11/2012 6:48:25 PM
I don't breed. Also, don't mess with Mother Nature.
12/11/2012 6:41:32 PM
4 fillies and no colts makes me want to choose.
12/11/2012 6:39:47 PM
I show and just prefer a gelding.
12/11/2012 6:16:58 PM
I would like to see TBs bred by AI
12/11/2012 6:11:14 PM
I don't believe in engineering natural things
12/11/2012 6:06:04 PM
I like surprises
12/11/2012 5:38:46 PM
Gelded, of course.
12/11/2012 5:35:39 PM
however, I do not breed!!!
12/11/2012 5:32:09 PM
It would depend on the added cost.....
12/11/2012 5:28:32 PM
Choosing the sex would also depend on the mare, but yes, I would love the option for all of my mares
12/11/2012 5:19:24 PM
I have better luck selling fillys.
12/11/2012 5:16:12 PM
More options for fillies - few colts stay entire, and geldings can be unusable if injured.
12/11/2012 5:10:55 PM
I have no preference and would also discourage any breeding with current status of the horse world
12/11/2012 5:09:55 PM
I LOVE my mares! I wouldn't have another gelding, they just don't suit me.
12/11/2012 5:03:43 PM
Geldings are the bees knees.
12/11/2012 4:57:17 PM
I like the mares and geldings
12/11/2012 4:43:39 PM
Only if it was more reasonably priced than it was a few years ago when it was offered
Actually, YES TO BOTH filly/colt choices. It would depend entirely on the mare/stallion selection.
12/11/2012 4:41:32 PM
Personally, I think knowing would take some of the fun/surprise out of the endeavor.
12/11/2012 2:59:25 PM
Geldings are so much less drama...
12/11/2012 12:58:59 PM
This would depend on one's business/pleasure plan.
12/11/2012 12:12:42 PM
Yes I would, but which sex would depend on which mare/breeding/year bred etc
12/11/2012 9:21:06 AM
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