RP BTS? Extender
RP BTS Extender (Beltsville Thawing Solution) is a short-term 0-3 day swine semen extender originally developed by the USDA at Beltsville, Maryland.
RP BTS Extender is available in 1L (#101101), 3L (#101105)? and 100L (#101110) sizes for ease of mixing.
Preparation:? Mix and dissolve contents according to instructions with sterile, distilled water at 32C-38C (90-100F).
Allow the pH to stabilize for 20 minutes before using to extend semen.
Application: Ensure prior to extension that freshly collected boar semen and extender are adjusted to the same temperature.
Storage and shipment of the extended semen should be 16-18C (61-64F).
Quality Control: Warm extended semen to 37C (98F) for a minimum of 20 minutes prior to motility evaluation.
Storage: Store in a dry and dark environment below 15C (60F)
Warning: Keep out of reach of children, Not for human or animal consumption or drug or clinical use. Not for injection.