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Questions Mare Owners Should Ask Before Breeding With Frozen Semen

Posted by Paul Loomis on Mon, Apr 11, 2011 @ 10:00 AM

Frozen semen offers many advantages to mare owners but it is important to understand that not all frozen semen is the same. You can achieve excellent results with frozen semen IF the semen is of good quality, is provided in adequate numbers and has been processed, stored and shipped properly. All too often mare owners and veterinarians have been disappointed with the results they obtained with frozen semen that may not have been processed properly or was distributed without adhering to strict standards for quality control. The best way for a mare owner to ensure success is to breed to a stallion whose owner or agent is willing to stand behind the product and offer a pregnancy guarantee, just like they would with cooled semen. If that is not the case then make sure that the semen was collected and frozen by a reputable, professional laboratory and that you can obtain objective information about the semen quality. Here are some important questions to ask the stallion owner or semen agent before you sign a contract.

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Stallion Owner Instructions for the Stallion Guide

Posted by Julie Skaife on Mon, Apr 11, 2011 @ 10:00 AM

Stallion Owners - welcome to the new SBS website! Below you will find instructions for how to update your stallion's profile on the new Stallion Guide.

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