Step 1. Purchase a Prepaid starter kit
The starter kit has enough equipment to test 12 cows/heifers. It contains 12 Vacutainer®, 12 Needles and 2 Blood Collecting Holders.
All for $62.95*
Click here to purchase your D.I.Y. Starter Kit.
Step 2. Assemble collecting equipment
Assemble red topped vacuum tubes, needles and holder. ‘Remember to use a new needle for each animal’
Step 3. Collect sample
Tail bleed and collect approx 2cc of whole blood from each cow. Label each tube using water-insoluble ink or pencil with the tube sequence number and the animal number – DO NOT OPEN TUBE
Instruction video on tail bleeding is available below, play the video to see.
Store the samples in the refrigerator until you are ready to send them.
Step 4. Sending your samples
Ship your samples to:
P.O. Box 838
Yass NSW 2582