AVetSM analyses semen samples from all animal species.
Analysis may be performed on fresh chilled, frozen or preserved samples.
Prior arrangements must be made for fresh and frozen samples to facilitate sample delivery.
Preserved samples need to be collected in 10% phosphate buffered formal saline. A minimum of 1ml volume is required. Screw-lid vials may be ordered on line- see our online shop
Ensure correct semen dilution, by adding sufficient semen to formal saline for a visible color change from clear to cloudy to occur. Dilute thick creamy concentrated semen by the addition of approximately 2 drops to 1ml. Milky semen add 3 drops. Watery semen add 5 drops.
Ensure that vials are placed in snap lock bag without absorbable materials. Package in bubble wrap and Express Post to : AVetSM PO Box 1873 Broome WA 6725
Include paper work outside snap lock bag or email your own spreadsheet or AVetSM submission form or Bull Reporter form to
The submission of Testing Material constitutes an acceptance of AVetSM terms and conditions.
For overseas clients, please contact AVetSM for packaging instructions.
AVetSM is a veterinarian owned and operated comprehensive semen analysis service. AVetSM provides an accurate, rapid, affordable and veterinary accountable service with the availability of professional interpretation and advice.
Dr Tracy Sullivan BSc BVMS MVS PhD CMAVA has extensive experience as a large and small animal veterinarian, researcher and a decade's experience working as an accredited bull semen morphologist. Tracy's expertise rapidly extended to rams, boars and dogs with her development of AVetSM in 2012. She is an active member of the Australian Cattle Vets (ACV), promoter of BULLCHECK and is focused on producer education and the importance of semen analysis as a tool for male fertility evaluation. AVetSM enjoys active involvement with reproduction research and is always open to new projects.
AVetSM has a fully equipped labs in Broome WA.
PO Box 1873