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  • Super Frozen Semen

    I would like to know what stallion has the "super frozen semen" reputation.
    By that I mean, often gets mare pregnant on partial dose.

    Reason for asking: mares getting older, starting to have trouble with clearance issue so want to put as little frozen semen when insiminating in order to reduce the inflamatory response.

    So the one I know about (updating with responses from this thread):
    Sandro Hit
    Sir Donnerhall
    Tailormade Temptation,
    For Compliment
    Quite Easy
    Balou du Rouet,
    Sunny Boy,
    Contendro Bube,
    Status Quo,
    Cassini II
    Zirocco Blue,
    De niro,

    Please, if you know of other let me know!
    Last edited by Formosus; Jan. 11, 2013, 03:30 PM. Reason: adding info.
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  • #2
    I got a Pregnancy on one straw of both For Compliment (5 straw dose) and Blu Hors Romanov (three straw dose) though I did use deep horn method for both.

    "Simple: Breeding,Training, Riding". Wolfram Wittig.


    • #3
      Hotline, Fidertanz, Romanov, Weltmeyer, Rotspon, Royal Prince, Bellissimo M, Rascalino, Stedinger.
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      • #4
        When the vet thawed my Belissimo M straws they said the mobility was some of the best they'd seen. I've heard this from others as well.


        • #5
          Tailormade Temptation
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          • #6
            Diarado, Catoki, Quite Easy and Balou du Rouet. I'll third Fidertanz and have used Sandro Hit with great success. ��
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            • Original Poster

              Updating the list in my OP.
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              • #8
                I just re-read your original post, formosus. I wanted to make clear that I have never used a partial dose.
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                • #9
                  The frozen semen of the late stallion Fred Astair was bionic. Five pregnancies, four were first cycle, two of those were one dose, split.
                  "No matter how cynical I get its just not enough to keep up." Lily Tomlin


                  • #10
                    Don Principe has super frozen semen and we sell it with a LFG
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                    • #11
                      Calato and Cassini II semen is great, great, great. 60% or greater motility, and proven.

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                      • #12
                        I don't usually breed with only partial doses, but if that is the criteria then I've gotten pregnancies from Contendro I, Calido and Zirocco Blue using only 1/2 doses. The Zirocco Blue is especially good and I've gotten pregnancies using 1/2 dose more than just one time.
                        Already excited about our 2016 foals! Expecting babies by Indoctro, Diamant de Semilly, Zirocco Blue and Calido!


                        • #13
                          Hillside, how many straws did you get for Contendro 1 ? I bought a dose this year, two straws total, I tried one straw and it didn't work (

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                          • #14
                            I bred a mare last year and got her in foal on 1/2 dose of Rotspon but unfortunately she lost it by 30 days. So rebred her with a full dose to Rascalino and she is currently in foal.
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                              • #16
                                Originally posted by Donella View Post
                                Hillside, how many straws did you get for Contendro 1 ? I bought a dose this year, two straws total, I tried one straw and it didn't work (
                                I bought my Contendro 3 or 4 years ago and it was the two straw dose. I bred with a single straw, but not by choice; the other one exploded while thawing.
                                Already excited about our 2016 foals! Expecting babies by Indoctro, Diamant de Semilly, Zirocco Blue and Calido!


                                • #17
                                  Hmm, good to hear!

                                  "Simple: Breeding,Training, Riding". Wolfram Wittig.


                                  • #18
                                    I've also heard Diamant de Semilly is fantastic... Most mares catch with 1 straw.

                                    Which is great, because the semen is somewhere around $1,900 PER STRAW. Wowza!!!


                                    • #19
                                      super frozen semen

                                      Originally posted by Darden19 View Post
                                      I've also heard Diamant de Semilly is fantastic... Most mares catch with 1 straw.

                                      Which is great, because the semen is somewhere around $1,900 PER STRAW. Wowza!!!
                                      i only ever use one quarter of a dose of semen, so if its 3 or 4 straws per dose, i use 1 straw

                                      if its 8 straws per dose, i use 2 straws

                                      other great semen is Sarkozy, Sunny Boy, Desperados, De niro, Belissimo and Stedinger fantastic

                                      Contendros Bube is awesome and lived for 2 days inside the mare

                                      Status Quo will also take with 1 straw

                                      i have never had much luck with Fidertanz and Quaterback although i got my last pregnancy with QB from 1 straw only

                                      Are there really people who have got Fidertanz pregnancies with 1 straw?



                                      • #20
                                        Well, here we got success with Dauphin (in 2011 (1x with 3 straws) and 2012 (2x with 3 straws, but the mare lost it both time before the 30 days check)), Fidertanz (2011 and 2012 each time 1/2 dose), Graf Top I (2006 full dose) and Brentano II (2006 full dose). No success with Chacco Blue, neither with Daddy Cool back in 2006, using full dose for both.

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