C. Protocols

Use of Embryos and Semen (pdf)
12. Embryo Status: All embryos being implanted in recipients located in the enrolled flock must have
Either originated from donors located in a Status “A” flock  or
Were handled in accordance with the protocol set out by the International Embryo Transfer Society for the sanitary handling of embryos.
13. Semen Status: All semen (fresh or frozen) being used in artificial insemination programs within the flock must have
Originated from rams located in Status “A”  flocks or,
From countries declared free of Maedi Visna virus infection, or
From rams collected in a Canadian Food Inspection Agency accredited Animal Semen Production Centre (ensuring that they have had at least one negative MV test prior to semen collection).