Artificial Insemination & RT Working Group

The page shows introductory information about the Artificial Insemination & RT Working Group


  • Olivier Gerard, ALLICE, France


  • Jens Baltissen  Bundesverband Rind und Schwein e.V. (Germany)
  • Melton DeJarnette  NAAB (Select Sires) (USA)
  • Knut Dragset  Geno SA (Norway)
  • Sellem Eliaou  Allice (France)
  • Marja Eskelinen  FABA (Finland)
  • Liga Kubulina  Sigmas (Latvia)
  • Lamberto Morelli  INSEME spa (Italy)
  • Eliza Roberts  CSS (subsidiary of NAAB, National Association of Animal Breeders) (USA)
  • Eli Sellem  Allice (France)
  • Richard Spelman  LIC (New Zealand)
  • A.K. Thiruvenkadan  (India)

Associate Members

  • Christian Simmet, MiniTub, Germany
  • Angela De Mirjyn, IMV, France


  • Edvardas Gedgaudas, Lithuania
  • Jen-Wen Schiau, Taiwan
  • Evija Skujiņa, Latvia
  • Inguna Slice, Latvia
  • Mingche Wu, Taiwan

ICAR team support

  • René van der Linde

Useful links

The link to the NAAB stud codes is:

Available documents of the Working Group

Description of straw markings

Description of straw markings in selected countries are now available for:

  1. NAAB (USA)
  2. LIC (New Zealand)
  3. CRV (The Netherlands)
  4. SwissGenetics (Switzerland)
  5. InSeme (Italy)
  6. ADR (Germany)
  7. France

B. Details on a proposed database in France are available here

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