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Equine Holding Medium

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Equine Holding Medium

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Company: Vetoquinol USA

This medium was developed at Colorado State University specifically for short-term maintenance of Equine embryos. It is a complex solution containing BSA for maintaining Equine embryos for 8-10 hours at 18-30°C or for 12-18 hours at 4°C.

Recommended uses: Embryos should be removed from the recovery medium and held in a Petri dish containing Equine Holding Medium. Embryos can also be sealed in a tube of Equine Holding Medium and shipped chilled at a temperature of 4°C. This medium is also optimal for the transfer of Equine embryos using either a 0.25 or a 0.5 mL straw.

Storage conditions: Between 2-8°C. Do not freeze.

DISCLAIMER: Recommended procedures included in this brochure should not be interpreted as a complete protocol. Individual protocols may vary according to user. Equine Holding Medium is a perishable product, which deteriorates at a rate dependent on handling and storage. Vetoquinol does not warrant any viability or conception resulting from the use of Equine Holding Medium. For further information regarding protocols, please call 1-800-267-5707.

MADE IN CANADA BY: Vetoquinol N.-A. Inc., 700, rue Henri, Princeville, QC, Canada G6L 4X1

Customer Service Canada: 1-800-363-1700 -

DISTRIBUTED IN USA BY: Vetoquinol USA, Inc., Ft. Worth, TX (USA) 76137

Customer Service U.S.A.: 1-800-267-5707 -

DISTRIBUTED IN AUSTRALIA BY: Vetoquinol Australia Pty Ltd., Brisbane, QLD, 4008

Customer Service Australia: 1-800-032 355 -




8 mL

438929 1

6 x 8 mL

438929 1

20 mL

438928 1

CPN: 1005117.0

Customer Service:   800-267-5707
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