Record #: 2938

Veterinary Practice Information:

Teresa Born
Practice Name:
Bow Valley Genetics
170037 SH 550
Brooks    Google Maps
Zip Code:
T0J 2W0

Job Description:

 The Veterinarian is responsible for embryo collection procedures including flushing, searching, grading, freezing and transfer of embryos. Duties Include: Scheduling of donors and recipients. In vitro embryo production including Dominant Follicle Reduction and Oocyte Pick Up. Electroejaculation of bulls for semen collection, assess motility and morphology. Client communication regarding results and creation of reproductive plans. Coordinate embryo team members so work is done accurately and efficiently. Perform embryo collections on farm in our mobile lab or in house in our donor facility. Assist with all the above duties at our Regina location. Become a Certified Practitioner of the Canadian Embryo Transfer Association. Assist the Centre Veterinarian with health testing of bulls in the Bull Stud. 
Training Required:
 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or equivalent from an accredited veterinary school and capable of licensure with the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association. 
Experience Desired:
 Palpation and reproductive ultrasound skills are an asset but can be taught. Excellent communication skills in English 
 Dues will be paid for AVMA, SVMA, CETA and MVMA (if required). Benefits plan includes a Health Spending Plan, $25,000 Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Short Term and Long-Term Disability.  

Species Percentages:

Beef:  75 Dairy:  25  Swine:  0  Small Ruminants:  0 
Equine:  0  Poultry:  0  Exotics:  0  Small Animals:  0 


Facilities provided by the veterinary practice:
 Working out of 3 facilities in British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan. 
Other Personnel :  3 Veterinarians, Embryo, IVF and Semen Lab Technicians, Herdsmen, Distribution/Export and office staff. 
Practice strengths and emphasis of the business:
 Bull collection, nutrition, embryo transfer, IVF 
Practice Area:  Brooks is a city in southeast Alberta, Canada, surrounded by the County of Newell. It is located on Highway 1 (Trans-Canada Highway) and the Canadian Pacific Railway, approximately 186 km (116 mi) southeast of Calgary, and 110 km (68 mi) northwest of Medicine Hat. A multicultural community, Brooks has been referred to as "The City of 100 Hellos". 

Date job was submitted:    9/17/2021 

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