New revolutionary technology – prolongs the lifespan of semen
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SpermVital –
Increasing possibilities

The idea behind the SpermVital technology is to extend the life of spermatozoa after insemination. To achieve this, sperm cells are immobilized in a natural substance before cryopreservation. This immobilization preserves energy and enables a controlled release of sperm cells in the uterus after insemination over an extended period of time. This makes timing of insemination less critical with regards to ovulation in the female, and increases the odds of fertilization success.

 

New revolutionary technology – prolongs the lifespan of semen

 

 ADVANTAGES

  • Timing of insemination will be less critical.
  • Conception rate will be higher than or at least equal to conventional semen.
  • Inseminations per heat can be reduced.
  • Inseminations on weekends and public holidays can be reduced or avoided altogether.
  • Conventional insemination equipment and technique is used.
    (we recommend 36-38°C for at least 1 minute, and then inseminate as soon as possible)

For the herd owner, this translates to reduced insemination costs and improved herd fertility, both factors that lead to increased profitability.

THE TECHNOLOGY

Latest news

The first field data is available, one year after the launch of SpermVital in Iceland.
The Icelandic farmers are very happy with SpermVital
The first field data is available, one year after the launch of SpermVital in Iceland.
The Icelandic are very happy with the results so far. They wish they had sold even more doses than what they have sold so far, but the results are good. For Heifers, where SpermVital has been used quite a lot, they are seeing a non-return rate of 80%. For Cows they are seeing a non-return rate between 56-74%, which they describe as very good! Their conclusion in regards to the use of SpermVital is that it is helping the Icelandic farmer and that it is reducing the total number of insemination...
Belgia
4% increase in Non-return rate with SpermVital in Belgium
The Walloon Breeding Association (AWE) is the largest AI company in Belgium. They launched SpermVital on their Belgian Blue genetics in March 2018.
After 6 months in the market, the SpermVital semen is showing an increased non-return rate by 4%. The SpermVital semen is compared to ordinary sperm doses from the same bulls in the same period. The management of the company is very pleased with the result, although they emphasize that it is after all a limited number of inseminations. AWE will further increase their sales and marketing of SpermVital sperm and offer it in several of their markets.
PHD Fride
PhD in reproductive biology
Fride Berg Standerholen, scientist in SpermVital has defended her PhD in reproductive biology
The main goal of the PhD thesis was to gain more knowledge of flow cytometric assessment of semen and procedures for sperm quality assessment. Sperm functionality was assessed in relation to bull semen preservation methods and fertility. One of the main findings was that there were differences in selected sperm function parameters between standard Biladyl (B) and immobilized SpermVital (SV) processed semen. Semen quality parameters, such as plasma membrane- and acrosome integrity, considered...