Cattle Pregnancy Testing

The Preparatory Information

What do you have to do?

Step 1. Purchase a Prepaid starter kit

The starter kit has enough equipment to test 12 cows/heifers. It contains 12 Vacutainer®, 12 Needles and 1 Blood Collecting Holder.
All for $68.25*
Click here to purchase your D.I.Y. Starter Kit.

Step 2. Assemble collecting equipment

Assemble red topped vacuum tubes, needles and holder. ‘Remember to use a new needle for each animal’

Step 3. Collect sample

Collect approx 2cc of whole blood from each cow. Label each tube using water-insoluble ink or pencil with the tube sequence number and the animal number – DO NOT OPEN TUBE

Written Instructions on TAIL BLEEDING
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Instruction VIDEO ON TAIL BLEEDING is available here, play the video to see.

Store the samples in the refrigerator until you are ready to post them.

Step 4. Sending your samples

Ship your samples to Pregtest Australia. Postage instructions.