A record November snowstorm and cold weather could not dampen the spirits of attendees to the three scheduled TCI seminars sessions, hosted by Minitube USA in Madison, Wisconsin. Travelling from all parts of the United States and Canada participants braved snow and record low temperatures to learn the art of Transcervical Insemination in Canine.
Suzy: a new approach to artificial insemination training
Increase the efficiency of your AI training courses and contribute to the enhancement of animal welfare: “Suzy” is an artificial sow for training AI technicians in a safe and convenient environment, before they start working with real animals.
Minitube USA hosted the inaugural Minitube Tech Days
Minitube USA, Inc., located in Verona, WI, hosted the inaugural Minitube Tech Days for boar stud owners, managers and lab personnel on October 15th & 16th. Attendees were treated to a unique venue with presentations held at the Wisconsin Brewing Company and wet labs held at the new Minitube USA headquarters.
German porcine AI association paid a call on Minitube
The annual AI meeting is a fixed date for managers and station veterinarians of the most important AI stations in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Organizations within the federal porcine and bovine association (BRS) alternate with the invitation. Part of the program was a company visit at Minitube.
ICAR announces Dr. Gabriel Bó as recipient of 2020 Simmet Prize for Assisted Reproduction
The International Congress on Animal Reproduction (ICAR) announces that Dr. Gabriel Bó of the Instituto de Reproducción Animal Córdoba (IRAC) in Córdoba, Argentina is the recipient of the 2020 Simmet Prize for Assisted Reproduction.
The ultrasound scanner for transabdominal pregnancy detection in sows is a portable, battery operated device. It features two Li-ion rechargeable batteries, which can continuously work for over two hours after full charging.