Embryo Flushing

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About the course

Embryo Transfer is growing in popularity throughout the Dairy industry. Having huge commercial advantages over other reproductive strategies, this is a service more and more of your bovine clients will look for. 

Advantages of ET:

  • Facilitates genetic improvement over a shorter period of time by obtaining a greater numbers of calves from stock with the best genetics profiles.
  • Embryos can be transported nationally and internationally reducing the needs for long distance cattle movements.
  • Exploit advances in reproductive technology such as embryo sexing and embryo slitting.  

Course Content: 

  • Selection and preparation of the donor animal
  • Collection of 7 day embryos using the 2 way flush system
  • Legislation
  • Handling freezing and storage of the embryos
  • Search, harvest and grade bovine embryos.

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