The American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) has published guidelines recommending minimum standards for boar studs producing semen for the U.S. market.

The guidelines address pre-entry and isolation health requirements for incoming semen donors, health requirements for the stud, and hygiene and sanitation requirements for semen collection, processing and storage.

The guidelines will be updated as needed.

They are available to AASV members on the association’s Web site, www.aasv@aasv.org or by contacting the AASV office at 515-465-5255 (phone); 515-465-3832 (fax); or by e-mailing aasv@aasv.org .