Choices and Timing for Artificial Insemination

This chart serves as a quick reference for breeding by artificial insemination. This is not an absolute reference, but a guide that you should find useful when planning procedures, and coordinating shipment or receipt of semen.

Type of Insemination

*Prog Test Min - Max Values

Type of Semen Used

Performed at Ovulation Day #

**Repeat Performed at Ovulation Day #

Vaginal Insemination

5-7

Fresh

1 or 2

3 or 4

5-7

Fresh-Chilled

2 or 3

3 or 4

- - -

Frozen

NOT AVAILABLE

NOT AVAILABLE

T C I

5 -7

Fresh

1 or 2

3 or 4

5 -7

Fresh-Chilled

1 or 2

3 or 4

5 - 7

Frozen

Day 3

Day 4

Surgical Implant

5 - 7

Fresh

2

Not performed

5 - 7

Fresh-Chilled

2

Vag. Insem 3 or 4

TCI

3 or 4

5 - 7

Frozen

3

TCI

4

*values are ng/dL on Idexx or Antec Scale.

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