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Dairy and beef cattle

Embryo transfer services

The Ormstown Veterinary Hospital provides embryo transfer services to our client cattle breeders, both for their herd genetic progress and for international marketing.

The veterinarian responsible for embryo transfer is Dr. Mario Lefort. He has been performing embryo transfer service on-farm since 1980. He was one of the first veterinarians in Quebec to freeze bovine embryos for direct transfers. He is certified by the Canadian Embryo Transfer Association and accredited by the CFIA.

Embryo transfer services offered on-farm include:

  • Synchronization of donor cows;
  • Flushing and embryo transfer;
  • Freezing embryos;
  • Exportation of embryos;
  • Splitting of embryos;
  • Sexing of embryos.