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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 [ ]

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Not All DIRTY’s Are Created Equal

 
The genetic horsepower of DIRTY SECRET continues to work for our customers!
Recent wins for DIRTY include…
• Grand Barrow Oklahoma State Fair raised by Larry Moore
• Reserve Grand Barrow Oklahoma State Fair raised by C&C Showpigs
• Grand Barrow Tulsa State Fair raised by C&C Showpigs
• Grand Barrow Heart of Texas Fair [ ]

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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 [ ]

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2018 World Pork Expo Recap

With RECORD SETTING number of hogs exhibited in the Jr. and Open show and interaction with our showpig and international customers, this year’s World Pork Expo was nothing less than remarkable! Here is a 2018 World Pork Expo Recap from the SGI Team: 
 
WORLD PORK EXPO CHAMPIONS

Champion Division 3 & 3rd [ ]

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New Faces at SGI

 

We are excited to introduce two new faces that have joined the SGI team in Cambridge!
 
Bre Branderhorst graduated from Iowa State University in May with a degree in Agricultural and Life Sciences Education, and joined the team at SGI to lead our marketing initiatives.  In addition to handling SGI’s marketing [ ]

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