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Fresh Semen Management

 
One of the most important factors to a successful breeding program is correct handling of semen. When breeding with fresh semen, scheduling the delivery of semen, storing at the correct temperature and handling the semen can impact your rate of success. Follow these fresh semen management guidelines to optimize your [ ]

Thawing Frozen Swine Semen

 
Equipment Needed

Extender – Modena or SGI Ready Made
Distilled Water
Graduated plastic insemination bottles – minimum of 80 ml capacity
Sterile glass or plastic container for mixing extender – 1-2 liter capacity
Sterile glass or plastic beaker for pouring extender into bottles
Water bath OR sink to thaw straws
Timer with minutes and seconds
Tongs or large [ ]