Kōrero: Beef farming

Artificial insemination

Artificial insemination

Alex Macmillan is a Northland beef farmer with 50 years’ experience as an artificial insemination technician. Here he puts his hand in the cow’s rectum so he can feel her uterus, while holding a plastic pipette of semen in his mouth. He will manipulate the pipette through the cow’s reproductive tract, to deposit semen at the front of the cervix.

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Robert Peden, 'Beef farming - Beef breeding', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17347/artificial-insemination (accessed 29 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Robert Peden, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008