Maintaining a Long-Term Frozen Semen Storage Tank

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Long-term storage of stallion's frozen semen should be done by a facility that has the capability to continuously monitor liquid nitrogen levels in the semen tanks. Tanks should be monitored a minimum of once per week for liquid nitrogen level and should be examined daily for any signs of failure. This chapter discusses step by step procedure for storing the frozen semen in the semen storage tank. It discusses precautions, and lists equipment and supplies needed to store the semen in the storage tank.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEquine Reproductive Procedures
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9781118904398
ISBN (Print)9780470960394
StatePublished - Aug 25 2014


  • Frozen semen storage tank
  • Stallion


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