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English translation: straw

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Spanish term or phrase:pajilla
English translation:straw
Entered by: kairosz (Mary Guerrero)
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22:10 Dec 9, 2004
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Livestock / Animal Husbandry / Cock fights
Spanish term or phrase: pajillas
Durante la descongelación, retire las pajillas del LN (nitrógeno líquido) y sumérjalas en baño de hielo durante 4 - 5 minutos, después de que el semen sea descongelado, transfiéralo a un tubo de vidrio que haya estado sumergido en baño de hielo, proceda a inseminar a la gallina.
kairosz (Mary Guerrero)
Mexico
Local time: 06:44
straw
Explanation:
straw

A container resembling a straw that's used to package frozen sperm or other tissue. Some sperm banks package sperm in straws. Most use vials. Usually a straw or vial contains enough sperm for a single insemination, but ...
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Robert Tucker
United Kingdom
Local time: 12:44
Grading comment
Muchas gracias, Robert
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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19 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
straw


Explanation:
straw

A container resembling a straw that's used to package frozen sperm or other tissue. Some sperm banks package sperm in straws. Most use vials. Usually a straw or vial contains enough sperm for a single insemination, but ...


    Reference: http://www.spermcenter.com/gloss.htm
Robert Tucker
United Kingdom
Local time: 12:44
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Muchas gracias, Robert

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Michele Fauble
9 mins
  -> Thanks

agree  John Speese: Straw is the correct term, the semen is stored in a straw and then injected into the animal, in this case, a hen.
1 hr
  -> Thanks. I saw the process on television years (decades) ago, but didn't know the "technical" term for these items before answering this question.

agree  Muriel Vasconcellos
8 hrs
  -> Thanks
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