It is very important that bull semen is thawed consistently at the right temperature.
You should always contact your Semen Provider for their actual recommendations.
Here are some examples:
If the correct settings are not followed then a percentage of sperm may die long before they ever see a cow, this has even greater consequences for sexed semen and older straws.
Our new Dairymac Digital SUPERTHAW™ is designed and manufactured in the UK and based on a comprehensive list of ‘needs’ and ‘ desires’ in our discussions with farmers, Ai Technicians and Vets.
Dairymac Superthaw™ with AI Gun Warmer Lid
Adjustable digital temperature 20-45°C
(99% accuracy) which can be set at correct temperature for normal and sexed semen
Built in countdown timer with buzzer – one button operation
Gun warmer chamber – keep thawed straws and guns at a stable temperature
Large removable straw basket
Watertight lid with pressure relief valve
Fully insulated flask to help retain heat
Latest low energy use rated electronics
Supplied with 120-220vdc & 12vdc power supplies
CE, UL and cUL compliant
Download the Dairymac Superthaw™ brochure
See the Dairymac Superthaw™ in action
Contact us to find a distributor
Why buy a Dairymac Superthaw™?
The Dairymac Ssuperthaw is extremely accurate (99%) and maintains a constant temperature to ensure maximun performance and vastly improved semen health.
Accuracy of Sexed Semen Handling
Proper thawing times observed for all types of semen
A tool designed for ease of use in the field and in harsh environments
Time saving – unit is always on – no need to get hot water, thermometers etc
A new level of temperature accuracy
Ensures a higher % of living sperm
Better Sperm - Improving herd fertility with fewer returns
Saves money – reduces the need for repeat inseminations
Can also be used in Embryo Transfer Procedures