USDA Proposes Protocol for In Vitro Fertilized Embryos


USDA is proposing a new protocol and health certificate requirement to Mexican officials for in vitro fertilized bovine embryos.

Below are PDFs of the proposed protocol and health certificate sent to Mexico, as well as Mexico's response. Input and feedback from our industry partners is strongly encouraged:

- Mexico Bovine Embryo In Vitro HC
- Mexico Embryo In Vitro Prot
- Mexican In Vitro Bovine Embryos

Please direct all comments to Osmundo Castilla, senior staff veterinarian, Veterinary Services, APHIS, USDA at

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