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Procedures for Obtaining Frozen Semen
ORDERING: Give the name, address and phone number of the person to whom you wish semen to be shipped . A minimum semen order of five units or $100.00. Full payment before semen shipment. A charge of $25 is made on each order less than 100 units for rental of a liquid nitrogen shipping unit and L.N. All freight and handling fees are prepaid on 100 units or more within USA. Dickinson Cattle Co., Inc. guarantees that semen shall arrive in good condition. You are welcome to pool orders to go in one shipment and take advantage of discounts. A 10% semen discount is available on purchases of 20 units or more on most bulls.
SHIPPING:All semen shipments are handled by Dickinson Cattle Co., Inc. Semen shipments will be delivered in vapor shippers by UPS to address specified. Shipping charges will be prepaid by check or credit card (Mastercard or Visa). Examine the container upon delivery for damage. If the tank is damaged, an insurance form must be filled out immediately. The inside of the tank must still be cold with L.N. vapor and frost. If the tank is warm, contact DCCI immediately. Do not assume the semen is all right. If the semen appears damaged, call Dickinson Cattle Co., Inc. concerning replacement procedures. Refusal to comply with insurance claim procedures will release Dickinson Cattle Co., Inc. and UPS from obligation to replace destroyed semen or pay insurance claims.
TRANSFERS:Semen should be transferred from the shipping unit to your L.N. storage tank immediately upon receipt. A UPS call tag will be issued for the shipper. UPS will return to pick up the empty tank at the same location a few days after you receive it. If UPS does not pick it up within 4 days, please call Dickinson Cattle Co., Inc.
SEMEN STORAGE TANKS:Dickinson Cattle Co., Inc. is a national distributor of MVE and International Cryogenetics semen storage and shipping tanks. Let us provide a new semen tank with extra long holding time. Check price quotes for all models on this site.
REGISTRATION:Calves conceived from Dickinson bulls are all acceptable for registration as per the rules and regulations of the respective associations. A.I. dates and records should be carefully recorded at the time of insemination. Registration application forms for each breed association are available from Dickinson Cattle Co., Inc. No certificate fees are charged.
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