Tagged: Export

What are the semen requirements for exporting embryos?

February 25, 2020

Answer: Some countries require CSS (certified  semen services) semen used to create the embryos but every country is different. The CSS paperwork is required before embryo creation. Consult a Trans Ova Genetics Export Coordinator to ensure your semen qualifies.  

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What countries are we able to export to?

February 25, 2020

Trans Ova Genetics can export to just about any country depending on the embryo testing requirements of the desired country. The top three countries we export embryos to are Canada, the EU and Australia.

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Are there any specific requirements when it comes to exporting to China?

February 25, 2020

Yes, anyone interested in exporting China needs to have the work done at a China approved facility. Trans Ova Iowa and Trans Ova Maryland are the only two facilities currently in the Trans Ova system approved for China exports. There are only 20 approved facilities currently approved in the United States. Also, it is important to know that the semen needs to come from a China approved bull stud facility. Currently, there are only 11 approved bull studs. 

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Who sets all the testing requirements for exports?

February 25, 2020

The USDA and the specific country’s government work to set testing requirements and regulations to bring embryos in and out of the country. Trans Ova does not make these regulations and rules. We have a dedicated staff that learns these rules and ensures we are following them and educating our clients.

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How often do the requirements change?

February 25, 2020

The USDA or country’s government can change requirements at their discretion. The rules could be set for 10 years, and then change all of the sudden. In these cases, we work quickly to make the appropriate changes in our system and make sure any current shipments are still eligible to be exported.

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