Rotation of the seminal doses

Sep 30, 2021

A controversial aspect has been that of the rotation of the seminal doses. It is a practice routinely carried out on farms with the aim of preventing sperm sedimentation, in a medium considered “toxic” due to the accumulation of metabolic waste of the sperm cell.

 

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Transporting the semen doses

Sep 30, 2021

The optimal temperature range for the preservation of the semen doses is between 15-17ºC (15-19ºC), in which its useful life is maximized. This is due to the fact that its metabolic activity is decreased at basal levels, without altering the integrity of its membrane and various...

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To Pool or Not to Pool

Sep 30, 2021

𝘖𝘱𝘱𝘰𝘳𝘵𝘶𝘯𝘪𝘵𝘪𝘦𝘴:

- Pooling provides “insurance” (can be very important in smaller studs or when selling semen;
- Improves overall performance when subfertile boars cannot be identified;
- Improves the efficiency of processing and packaging semen.

𝘊𝘩𝘢𝘭𝘭𝘦𝘯𝘨𝘦𝘴:

- Averages in subfertile boars...

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Reprotoxicity

Sep 30, 2021

Specific migration analysis of plastic bags used for artificial insemination of sows and non-targeted screening showed the presence of 10 nonylphenol isomers in water and 10% ethanol used as simulants of semen. They were all identified and quantified in the migration tests from many plastic films...

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A family company

Sep 30, 2021
 

“𝘔𝘉 𝘚𝘸𝘪𝘯𝘦 𝘪𝘴 𝘢 𝘧𝘢𝘮𝘪𝘭𝘺 𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘱𝘢𝘯𝘺 one 𝘩𝘶𝘯𝘥𝘳𝘦𝘥 𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘤𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘪𝘯𝘷𝘰𝘭𝘷𝘦𝘥 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘥𝘢𝘺-𝘵𝘰-𝘥𝘢𝘺 𝘰𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘴, 𝘣𝘦𝘤𝘢𝘶𝘴𝘦 𝘸𝘦 𝘸𝘢𝘯𝘵 𝘵𝘰 𝘩𝘦𝘭𝘱 𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘤𝘭𝘪𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘴 𝘵𝘰 𝘣𝘦 𝘮𝘰𝘳𝘦 𝘦𝘧𝘧𝘪𝘤𝘪𝘦𝘯𝘵.”

Pedro Ivo de Quadros Filho, CEO

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Heat stress in boars: how to face it

Sep 30, 2021

Control the exposure to light, ensuring at least 12 hours with a 250-LUX intensity;
Feed during the coolest times of the day or divide the feed in several doses;
Use cooling systems (cooling panels or air conditioning);
Maintain an adequate renewal of boars to cope with the possible fall in...

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The Best Swine Farming in 2020

Sep 30, 2021

Among the 16 Brazilian companies who won the 12th Edition of The Best Swine Farming in 2020, 13 of them are Bretanha's customers. As you may be aware, Bretanha Suinos together with Magapor, as a joint venture, are responsible for creating MB Swine. Reproduction in the U.S.

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Third anniversary in the USA

Sep 30, 2021
 

In this first video of many scheduled to be released in our platform, MB Swine's CEO from Brazil, Pedro Ivo de Quadros Filho, shares his thoughts about MB Swine Reproduction's future and mission in the U.S.

"𝘏𝘪, 𝘮𝘺 𝘯𝘢𝘮𝘦 𝘪𝘴 𝘗𝘦𝘥𝘳𝘰 𝘐𝘷𝘰, 𝘐'𝘮 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘊𝘌𝘖 𝘰𝘧 𝘔𝘉 𝘚𝘸𝘪𝘯𝘦 𝘙𝘦𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘥𝘶𝘤𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯, 𝘢 𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘱𝘢𝘯𝘺 𝘤𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘵𝘦𝘥 𝘣𝘦𝘵𝘸𝘦𝘦𝘯...

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Quality control protocols to avoid reproductive toxicity from plastics

Sep 30, 2021

Later research has demonstrated that not only multilayer containers present these type of toxics, but all plastic materials in general (heatsealed tubes included), so it is essential that good internal quality control of plastic containers (regardless if they are multilayer or monolayer) is able...

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2020 AASV Annual Meeting

Sep 30, 2021

Our team at 2020 AASV Annual Meeting in downtown Atlanta, Georgia, participating in the technical tables.

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