Breeding Memos for PA and OH Stallions

Thursday, February 1, 2018

2018 BREEDING MEMO: Pennsylvania Stallions

Place semen requests by phone, email, or text!

  1. Call: 717-638-7100
  2. Email: [email protected]
  3. Text: 859-967-3240 ***NEW number for 2018***

DATES AND TIMES

  • Call-in time for USA breeders is BEFORE 7am on collection days. You are welcome to call in the afternoon/evening prior to collection day, but in no case later than 7am.
  • Call-in time for Canadian breeders is BEFORE 3pm the day prior to collection. The USDA appointments must be scheduled a day in advance.
  • Breeding season starts on Monday, February 5th and ends on Saturday, July 7th.
  • Collections are completed Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.
  • The pick-up time is 11am.

METHODS OF DELIVERY: Please note, overnight shipping is not available for all stallions.

  • AIRPORT COURIER: We offer an in-house courier service for shipments flown from the Harrisburg Int’l Airport for $175 per semen container.
  • PICK UP: You do not need to provide a shipping container or leave a trade-in. We are not responsible for scheduling, coordinating, payments, or errors arising from third-party courier services.
  • FEDEX/UPS: Overnight shipping is available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Saturdays are pick-up only. You must have your own FedEx/UPS account number; we will not allow the farm’s account to be used. You are encouraged to contact your carrier regarding delivery times in your area and if Saturday deliveries are available.
  • TRANSIENT/TRAILER BREEDING: We MUST have vaccination and negative Coggins records PRIOR to the mare’s arrival. No exceptions; mares without paperwork will be turned away at the gate. Please call before 7am on the collection day to schedule an appointment.

PAYMENTS

The collection/processing fee is a flat $150 ($200 for Canadian mares) fee*.  We require payment of the processing fee prior to the shipping or pick-up of semen. Please complete the Credit Authorization Form, or call our office to provide a credit card for payment.

 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • If you are using email or text to place an order, we must have all account information (shipping address, FedEx/UPS account number, credit card, etc.) on file. In your email/text, please include the Mare/Stallion and how you plan to obtain semen. Example: Much Madness/Ponder. Pick-up. If you do not receive a confirmation email/text within 15 minutes, please call to ensure that your message was received. We may still call you if information is unclear or missing. It is your responsibility to ensure your text/email messages are received. We cannot be responsible for technology failures.
  • We will not accept requests on back-to-back breeding days. Please allow at least one day in between requests for the same mare. All mares are limited to two (2) breedings per heat cycle. We reserve the right to limit stallions to one (1) breeding per heat cycle if absolutely necessary. We will notify breeders as far in advance as possible.
  • If your mares are boarded at a farm other than your own, please be sure that the barn manager is aware of our policies and procedures. We do not accept late calls under any circumstances.

*Collection/processing fees will not be charged for mares bred to Always B Miki. The mare owner is responsible for all charges related to shipping and delivery including FedEx or UPS and any courier/pick-up fees.

2018 BREEDING MEMO: Ohio Stallions

Place semen requests by phone, email, or text!

  1. Call: 717-638-7100
  2. Email: [email protected]
  3. Text: 859-967-3240 ***NEW number for 2018***

DATES AND TIMES

  • Call-in time for USA breeders is BEFORE 7am on collection days. You are welcome to call in the afternoon/evening prior to collection day, but in no case later than 7am.
  • Call-in time for Canadian breeders is BEFORE 3pm the day prior to collection. The USDA appointments must be scheduled a day in advance.
  • Breeding season starts on Monday, February 5th and ends on Saturday, July 7th.
  • Collections are completed Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.
  • The pick-up time is 11am.

METHODS OF DELIVERY: Please note, overnight shipping is not available for all stallions.

  • AIRPORT COURIER: Please contact Sugar Valley Farm at 740-363-5618 for information on airport services to your area.
  • PICK UP: We are not responsible for scheduling, coordinating, payments, or errors arising from thirdparty courier services.
  • FEDEX/UPS: Overnight shipping is available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Saturdays are pick-up only. You must have your own FedEx/UPS account number; we will not allow our account to be used. You are encouraged to contact your carrier regarding delivery times in your area and if Saturday deliveries are available.
  • TRANSIENT/TRAILER BREEDING: Sugar Valley Farm MUST have vaccination and negative Coggins records PRIOR to the mare’s arrival. No exceptions; mares without paperwork will be turned away at the gate. Please call Sugar Valley Farm before 7am on the collection day to schedule an appointment.

PAYMENTS

The collection/process fee is $70, plus an additional fee of $30 for the semen box. All collection/box fees are payable directly to Sugar Valley Farm.

 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • If you are using email or text to place an order, we must have all account information (shipping address, FedEx/UPS account number, credit card, etc.) on file. In your email/text, please include the Mare/Stallion and how you plan to obtain semen. Example: Much Madness/Ponder. Pick-up. If you do not receive a confirmation email/text within 15 minutes, please call to ensure that your message was received. We may still call you if information is unclear or missing. It is your responsibility to ensure your text/email messages are received. We cannot be responsible for technology failures.
  • We will not accept requests on back-to-back breeding days. Please allow at least one day in between requests for the same mare. All mares are limited to two (2) breedings per heat cycle. We reserve the right to limit stallions to one (1) breeding per heat cycle if absolutely necessary. We will notify breeders as far in advance as possible.
  • If your mares are boarded at a farm other than your own, please be sure that the barn manager is aware of our policies and procedures. We do not accept late calls under any circumstances.