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  • #21
    Contender frozen??? Is it any better than it was 10 years ago? I tried FIVE (chiching chiching chiching - get the picture?) times with frozen Contender w/o success. I would have been better off shipping the mare back to germany to breed than those 5 wasted cycles. Her mother was a full sister to Cassini I - I wish I had bred to someone else and gotten a foal from her! Of course I didn't - sold the mare for next to nothing and moved on...I'll admit there were times I was didn't know what I had or what I was doing in thoses days... At the time, although the semen looked good, it was hard to get a pregnancy from frozen Contender.

    Jill

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    • #22
      I have a dose of San Rubin I would consider selling as it looks I will not be getting to use it this year either. Hate to see it just sitting there if someone else is interested.

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      • #23
        the contender isn't good, but it got 2 pregnancies. so we'll try at the clinic when we have the right mare. that guy carlo, under nick skelton who's been tearing up wef is by contender.

        Originally posted by Indy-lou View Post
        Benidetto, Wynton and OOseven in my tank from last year. And a bunch of Angus bulls. Going to keep these. Just wanted to chime in.
        Am jealous about the poster who has Contender in their tank!
        i didn't list my angus bulls..... which do you have? i've got 1i2, 2 878 and summitcrest complete.
        Hidden Pearl Farm

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        • #24
          I've got Incolor in the tank which I will use this season...unless of course, there is a compelling situation...? *wiggling eyebrows behind these shades* (See his info/vid on my FUTURE PLANS page).
          GreenGate Stables
          http://ggstables.webs.com/

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          • #25
            Originally posted by toomanyponies View Post
            This is a bit of a spinoff - but why does it cost so, so, so much to ship frozen semen?
            It is reasonable IF you plan ahead. The dry shipper tanks weigh about 30 pounds, so if you need it overnight or the vet you use doesn't have a nitrogen tank (I'm always suspect of anyone that claims to do frozen semen, but doesn't even have a nitrogen storage tank <sigh>) it means you're going to pay a premium for that. Or if you order in the height of breeding season, chances are the tank will be need to be over nighted to you and over nighted back. The tanks are EXPENSIVE!!! So most shipping facilities will have a limited number of them on hand. Plan ahead! Right now, we ship out frozen semen a few times a week. But, during the height of the breeding season, as soon as a tank comes in, it gets charged and goes right back out and we need them back for the next breeder to be able to get semen in time! I figure that even with everything going correctly, I expect a one week turnaround when I ship out frozen semen. At $1200 a tank, I expect it to take at least 2 years to recoup our investment on a tank. And, if the tank is damaged, well...there goes our investment <rolling eyes>. The advantage is that you can have multiple doses shipped at once, so the cost can be deferred out over several insemination doses. The ultimate costs is usually less than if you are ordering fresh cooled semen AND with the added advantage that it can be sitting there in the tank ready to use when your mare is ready to breed. No worries on whether or not the semen will be lost, the stallion doesn't collect, it's a Sunday and you can't get semen, etc. But the take home message is to order early so that the shipment can come by ground...

            Oh and edited to add, we've got too many to list here <LOL>....but mostly domestic boys

            Hope that helps!
            Last edited by Equine Reproduction; Feb. 10, 2010, 10:24 AM.
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            • #26
              I have :

              Alla' Czar
              Roc USA
              Lisa Coletto
              Standing Elite Hanoverian stallion, Cabalito
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              • #27
                Originally posted by ne1 View Post
                baloubet
                cassini ii
                contender
                corland
                icewater
                lasino

                not desparate to sell any. just showing off.

                Ohhhh....now that's not fair...that's just mean!!! lol

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                • #28
                  Well nothing as good as Nick!!! But I've got....

                  Baloubet du Rouet
                  Calido I
                  Did have Darco but vet used it all last summer with an unsuccessful ET. Grr...

                  Hoping to add this year:
                  Connor (by Casall)
                  Cornet Obolesnky
                  Diamant de Semilly (in the works on purchasing this frozen- yay!!)
                  Maybe.... Conte della Caccia (by Canturo)
                  AJV Breeding
                  www.ajvbreeding.com

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                  • #29
                    Great Idea.I am always looking to add to my tank......I have a little collecting problem!

                    Mallrat7777.... very nice line up!

                    Not looking to sell but I have....

                    For Pleasure
                    Voltaire
                    Escudo 1
                    Balou Du Rouet
                    Couleur Rubin
                    Alla Czar
                    Jupiter
                    Rotspon
                    Corland
                    Popeye K
                    Last edited by HSGF; Feb. 11, 2010, 01:55 PM.
                    www.horseshoeglenfarm.com

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                    • #30
                      I HAD 2 doses of Voltaire left...but my Mom decided to be generous and just gave them to the lady holding them in her tank...this was 10 years ago....I should be over it by now lol

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                      • #31
                        LOL....I hear ya......I would have a hard time if that happened as well. Voltaire is my favorite stallion of all time......

                        I only have one dose left of Voltaire that I bought quite a few years ago.
                        www.horseshoeglenfarm.com

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                        • #32
                          Originally posted by CrossWinds81 View Post
                          I HAD 2 doses of Voltaire left...but my Mom decided to be generous and just gave them to the lady holding them in her tank...this was 10 years ago....I should be over it by now lol
                          No. That's something worthwhile to hold a grudge about forevah
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                          • #33
                            Originally posted by CrossWinds81 View Post
                            I HAD 2 doses of Voltaire left...but my Mom decided to be generous and just gave them to the lady holding them in her tank...this was 10 years ago....I should be over it by now lol
                            And I wouldn't let mom forget it.
                            Fresh, Frozen & ISO Warmblood Breedings FB Group

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                            • #34
                              Oh she just thought it was a "fair" trade. The lady called while I was out of town wanting to get paid for maintaining the tank for the remainder of the year...she just gave it away, said she could have it. eeeeeeppppps!!!!

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                                #35
                                Damn .......CrossWinds

                                Your mama got anything else in that tank she wants to give away???

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                                • #36
                                  A local vet is holding 2 doses of Quaterback for me.
                                  http://www.talloaksfarm.net ---"Success is not final, failure is not fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts." --- Winston Churchill

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                                  • #37
                                    My tank has:

                                    Don Romantic
                                    Ferro
                                    Jazz
                                    Diamond Hit

                                    I sold my dose of Sunny Boy when the mare I was going to breed to him had to be put down.

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                                    • #38
                                      Iron Horse and Sonesta can you PM me?
                                      Draumr Hesta Farm
                                      "Wenn Du denkst es geht nicht mehr, kommt von irgendwo ein kleines Licht daher"
                                      Member of the COTH Ignorant Disrepectful F-bombs!*- 2Dogs Farm

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                                      • #39
                                        Extra frozen semen

                                        Stallion Doses
                                        Diamond Hit 2
                                        Flemmingh 1
                                        Florestan 2
                                        Rosario 1
                                        Weltmeyer 4
                                        Wolkentanz 2
                                        Fuerstenreich 1
                                        Hilkens Black Delight 1
                                        www.performancesires.com Breeder and Importer of Competition Horses, Breeding Stock and Frozen Semen from the Most Successful Performance Families

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                                        • #40
                                          Originally posted by EquusMagnificus View Post
                                          Please... Please... stop... tempting... me...

                                          LOL!!! You especially don't need the temptation

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