A recipient (recip) cow serves as a surrogate mother by having the flushed embryos from the donor cow, implanted into her uterus. The recip cow has been treated with FSH as to be hormonally sync'd for a perfect embryonic transfer.
There is no fee to use a Lolo Trail Ranch(LTR) embryo recip cow. LTR will pay for boarding, veterinarian and ultrasound fees. Customer will purchase Lolo Trail Ranch embryo(s) and pay the embryo transfer fee of $100 per embryo. The LTR recip cow will remain on LTR premises for 60 days and receive an ultrasound for pregnancy verification. Upon leaving LTR, pregnancy is guaranteed an additional 10 days (70 days total) providing the customer follows proper recommended guidelines to ensure full term pregnancy. Please call for complete policy details and possible additional charges. (406) 273-9139
*NOTE: Prices are for US bound animals, and does not include freight if transportation is needed.
At Lolo Trail Ranch Genetics Facility, our embryo transfer specialist is Galen Lusk of Western Genetics. Galen is a licensed veterinarian (DMV) and has been working exclusively in the embryo transfer field since 1977. He is certified with the American Embryo Transfer Association and is one of the top E.T. specialists in the northwest. We are proud have him as our leading genetics technician. At Lolo Trail Ranch, your animals are in the best of hands.