The continued development of artificial insemination technology in alpacas

The University of Sydney

  • Project code: PRJ-000555

  • Project stage: Closed

  • Project start date: Wednesday, June 1, 2005

  • Project completion date: Sunday, July 1, 2007

  • National Priority: NAP-Provide new and developing animal industries with regular and up-to-date market assessments


New and Emerging Animal Industries

Research Organisation

The University of Sydney

Objective Summary

To further develop and establish technology for collection processing and preservation of alpaca semen. To further develop and establish the technology for insemination of alpaca semen. To demonstrate the feasibility and logistics of an artificial insemination (AI) service to alpaca producers in Australia including the possible use of imported semen.