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Upgrade Beef Herd through Artificial Insemination

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Bid Information


Bid Alert No: 00000504309

Bid Title: Upgrade Beef Herd through Artificial Insemination

Agency Bid No. Title: DOCA-756-16-07

Received Date: 03/09/2016

Close Date: 04/06/2016

Purchase Type: September 13, 2016 through September 12, 2021

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Small Business Set-Aside

Specifications

Specifications include, but are not limited to:GeneralThe contractor shall:Artificially inseminate the cows.Furnish and deliver to the breeding site, prior to breeding season, all semen for the artificial insemination. Semen shall be from bulls that have the highest maternal and production traits. The semen shall be selected based upon Expected Progeny Differential (EPDs) and be approved by the Agency Agribusiness Manager(s) prior to use.Provide both nitrogen and nitrogen tanks.Provide a plan to furnish clean up bulls with a minimum age of eighteen months. The (EPDs) of the cleanup bulls should meet or exceed the breed average for maternal and production traits and be approved by the Agency Agribusiness Manager(s) prior to use.Ensure that semen donor and clean up bulls, used for replacement heifers, have birthweight EPDs below 1.0.Allow the Purchasing Agency to add or remove facility locations during the term of any resulting contract.

Product Codes: 94454, 94419

Agency Information


Issuing Agency: Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Corrections

State: Virginia

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Deborah Ayers VADOC - Central Agribusiness, 14545 Old Belfield Road, Capron, Virginia, 23829

Phone: 276-688-3341

Fax: 276-688-2493

Email: deborah.ayers@vadoc.virginia.gov

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