Angus Australia


Embryo Transfer (ET)

Why use ET?

Cattle and sheep may be superovulated so that they will have multiple ovulations allowing numerous embryos to be collected on each flushing occasion. ET is also commonly referred to as MOET (Multiple Ovulation and Embryo Transfer), that refers to the whole process from superovulation of the donor female, flushing of the embryos, to the transfer of the embryos to the recipient female.

Embryo transfer is a tool used by livestock breeders worldwide to assist in the transfer of genetics. Embryos may be frozen and shipped in liquid nitrogen that may be cheaper than physically transporting live animals.

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