Animal Insemination Technician

Animal Breeder

Minimum B.V.Sc. and A.H. (Bachelor of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry)

Minimum 6 months of experience required

The tasks a Laboratory Technician, Artificial Breeding is expected to perform include:

Measuring purity and potency of bull semen

Preserving and processing bull semen for artificial insemination of cattle

Observing sample of freshly collected sperm cells

Determining density of semen using densimeter

Adding extender, sodium citrate and antibiotics to semen to dilute and preserve sample

Transferring semen to refrigerating unit

Cleaning and sterilising laboratory equipment

Performing tests on semen to extend survival rate and time of sperm cells

Developing improved preservative processes

Cultivating, isolating and identifying pathogenic bacteria and other micro-organisms in semen

Knowledge of preservative processes

Knowledge of relevant tools and equipment

Knowledge of chemicals used for preservation

Skilled in conducting tests and using equipment

Knowledge of common bacteria and micro-organisms found in semen

Detailed knowledge about the reproductive system of animals

Skilled in performing calculations involved in artificial insemination process

Familiar with different varieties of animals and associated fertility

Not applicable






It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Hospitals/clinics usually work for 6/7 days a week and 9/10 hours everyday. This may vary from hospital to hospital

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?This job is suitable for candidates with One Arm (OA), One Leg (OL), One Arm and One Leg (OAL) Both Legs (BL) and those who have their Hearing Impaired (HH)

This job is not considered hazardous/dangerousunder The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

Occupational hazards include stress on eyes, mental and physical strain, joint pains, etc., if not taken care of

For candidates with experience -INR16,000 toINR25,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Market Trend of Healthcare Sector in India

According to IBEF, the Indian healthcare industry is growing at a tremendous pace due to its strengthening coverage, services and increasing expenditure by public as well as private players. The Indian Healthcare sector grew from$45 billionin 2008 to$81 billionin 2014 and is projected to continue its rapid expansion, with an estimated market value of US$ 280 billion by 2020. This sector has emerged as one of the largest service sectors with estimated revenue of around $ 30 billion constituting 5% of GDP.

The livestock sector globally is highly dynamic. In developing countries there is an increasing demand for livestock products. Developments inartificialbreeding, nutrition and animal health will continue to contribute to increasing potential production and further efficiency and genetic gains. Therefore, a Laboratory Technician in Artificial breeding will have more opportunities in future.

Milk companies/dairy services

Frozen semen banks/artificial insemination centres

Research organisations for animals

Cities and towns across India