BoviFree: unique sperm protection during freezing and thawing
BoviFree is an innovative, entirely egg-free extender: it contains no egg yolk or egg yolk derived components and no liposomes. Highly effective antioxidants and proprietary sperm membrane protectants as well as a strong buffering system provide unique protection to spermatozoa during freezing and thawing.
QuickTip® semen bags: safer bag technology for boar semen
Minitube QuickTip® semen bags are 100% sperm-safe. They are made from an innovative multilayer plastic foil, which is entirely free from any adhesive. Every batch undergoes extensive sperm toxicity tests (Sperm Safe program) before it is released for sale.
AndroVision® is a highly precise CASA system for standardized, interactive semen analysis. For a deeper dive in the topic of automatic animal semen analysis, please take a look at the brand new SpermNotes special edition on AndroVision®.
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.