The First Artificial Insemination Centre for Horses

Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov would collect semen from a stallion (male horse) when it mounted a fake mare (fake female horse). One a sample was collected, it would be diluted and stored. When needed the diluted sample would be inserted in to the genital track of a real mare.

Date: 1901
Name(s): Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov
Occupation: Biologist
Location: Russia


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