Working with Scawfell Genetics in Cumbria we collect semen from your bull and process it into straws for Artificial Insemination (AI). This also safeguards your genetics in the event at your bull is injured or dies unexpectedly.
Usually, a couple of cows are synchronised as teasers and the semen is collected into an artificial vagina. The semen is then assessed for quality and extended before being couriered to Scawfell Genetics for freezing.
This semen can then be used for AI on your own farm or can provide an additional source of income, as these straws can be sold within the UK.
You must apply for a licence to APHA.
The bull must be TB tested and blood tested before collection takes place.
If you are interested in this service please contact us to discuss the process.