Eazi-Breed CIDR Sheep Insert is a valuable tool for optimizing sheep reproductive management. To ensure successful usage, follow these steps:
- Consult Your Veterinarian:
- Before using Eazi-Breed CIDR, it's advisable to consult your veterinarian. They can provide guidance specific to your flock's needs and breeding goals.
- Proper Handling:
- Ensure you have clean hands and a clean working area. The insert should remain in its original packaging until you're ready to use it.
- Insertion of the CIDR should be done using an applicator designed for this purpose.
- Lubricate the CIDR and applicator to make insertion easier and more comfortable for the sheep.
- Gently insert the CIDR into the sheep's vagina. The applicator's handle will help in this process.
- Ensure the CIDR is properly positioned. It should rest comfortably in the anterior region of the vagina.
- Safety Measures:
- Always practice proper hygiene to avoid contamination.
- Use a clean, disinfected applicator for each insertion.
- Avoid excessive force during insertion to prevent injury to the sheep.
- The CIDR should be removed after the recommended period, typically around 12 to 14 days.
- Ensure the removal process is gentle and non-traumatic to the sheep.
- Record Keeping:
- Keep accurate records of when each CIDR was inserted and removed for individual sheep.
- Maintain detailed breeding records to track the effectiveness of the CIDR program.
- Monitor & Evaluate:
- Observe the sheep for signs of heat and readiness for breeding.
- Consult with your veterinarian for advice on the best timing for artificial insemination or natural mating.
- Dispose of CIDRs:
- Properly dispose of used CIDRs and applicators in accordance with local regulations.
- Follow-Up Care:
- Continue to monitor the reproductive progress of your cattle and make any necessary adjustments to your breeding program.