The purpose of this memo is to acquaint our customers with the procedures, which will be in effect at Hanover Shoe Farms, Inc., Hanover, PA, for the 2017 breeding season.
Breeding Days - Our breeding season will open February 15, 2017 and will continue through July 8, 2017, stallions will be collected on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
We will not accept Saturday semen orders for mares that were booked on Friday
Mares will be bred two times per heat cycle, our ability to service mares for the third time on the same heat cycle will be determined by how many other mares are booked to the particular stallion that day. Mares being bred for the first or second time have preference over those being bred for a third time
For all stallions – Please call before 11:00 AM (Eastern Time) on breeding days.
Call in times will be STRICTLY enforced and are non-negotiable.
· Shipped Semen:
- Overnight shipment is permitted to all locations with restrictions as noted below:
- Shipments will be done within the United States and Canada and will be shipped via Federal Express and UPS
- Shipments will be done on MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, AND FRIDAYS ONLY! (If you use Federal Express please contact them for the exact Priority delivery time in your area and the availability of Saturday deliveries.)
- Same day shipments are done but you are responsible for all expenses and for making all the necessary arrangements for courier pick up and air flights.
- A valid Federal Express or UPS account is mandatory. Transportation charges must be paid via Federal Express or UPS account number. These charges will be billed directly by the carrier. No Credit Cards!
If your mares are being boarded at a farm other than your own, please be sure that they are notified of the above schedule.
· Insemination of Transient Mares:
Transient breeding, as in previous years, may still be done. That is, the mares are trucked to our breeding shed and inseminated by us.
· Semen Pickup:
Mares may also be bred by semen pick up. That is, a representative of the farm where the mare is located arrives at the breeding shed to pick up semen. (A suitable container should be brought when semen is picked up, or one will be provided by us at the owner’s expense). The semen is then delivered to the farm for insemination.
· Boarding Information:
Please note that Hanover does accept outside mares for boarding on a limited basis.
HANOVER SHOE FARMS, INC. CHARGES (Other charges from transient farm and overnight shipper will be incurred.)
$90.00 Transient breeding. That is, the mare is trucked to our breeding shed by the owner, and inseminated by us.
$90.00 Pick up of semen at Hanover Shoe Farms for first two breedings per heat cycle. $150 for 3rd pick up on same heat cycle.
$150.00 Overnight shipment of semen for first two breedings per heat cycle. Charge will increase to $200 for overnight shipment of semen for 3rd breeding of same heat cycle (Please be advised that we do not accept new or used containers for shipping semen).
$100.00 Same day contract processing fee. That is, if the contract is received for processing and approval the same day as semen shipment/pickup is requested.
$** **Federal Express, UPS and courier charges are extra and are billed by the individual companies, to the
parties receiving the semen.
Please visit our web site for maps and directions (www.hanoverpa.com).
Hanover Shoe Farms would like to thank you for your patronage and if you have any questions regarding the above, please feel free to call us at 717-637-8931,or e-mail email@example.com.
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