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The Semen Production Station of ANABORAPI (National Piemontese Bovine Breeders Association) was set up in 1995 and occupies an area of 6000 sqm. It is situated in CarrĂ¹ next to the Genetic Station and the offices of the Association from which it is however separated, physically and administratively.

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Quality controls

Quality control

Before the semen can be commercialized a sample of each batch is evaluated after thawing at its motility parameters. All the semen produced must be certified according to Italian law concerning the total concentration of spermatozoa per dose, the percentage of progressively motile spermatozoa and the number of progressively motile spermatozoa per dose after thawing.

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Semen production

Conditions for admittance of the bulls in the A.I. Station

The A.I. Station (or: Semen Production Station) is officially free of Tuberculosis, Brucellosis, Leukosis and IBR-IPV. The bulls come exclusively from the Genetic Station (or:Performance Test Centre) of ANABORAPI which has the same health qualifications as the A.I.Station. The Performance Test Centre accepts only bull calves coming from farms which are in their turn officially free from all these diseases.

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