Rock Creek Embryonics Showcases Advanced IVF Opportunities for Cattle Industry

Producers invited to open house Oct. 16 to learn about new technology

Hermiston, Oregon (Sept. 27, 2019)—Through a partnership with Vytelle, Rock Creek Embryonics of Mitchell, South Dakota, now offers revolutionary in vitro fertilization (IVF) services to Midwest beef and dairy producers. Rock Creek Embryonics is a satellite facility of Vytelle, a leader in advanced reproductive technology that provides an easy way for dairy and beef producers to quickly improve the genetic value of their herds.

Cattle producers and the livestock community are invited to learn more about this technology during an open house on Oct. 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Rock Creek Embryonics location at 40281 260th Street in Mitchell.

During the open house, attendees can watch demonstrations of the Vytelle ovum pick-up (OPU) process, ask questions of the Rock Creek Embryonics and Vytelle teams, and have lunch during a short presentation at noon. Producers who are interested in bringing cows or heifers for collection on Oct. 16 should make arrangements with Rock Creek Embryonics by Oct. 9. After collection, eggs will be sent to a Vytelle lab for processing and fertilization.

“We are excited to partner with a growing company like Vytelle,” says Kevin Geppert, owner and operator of Rock Creek Embryonics. “Vytelle offers a simple and cost-effective process, and our clients can enjoy the flexibility of bringing several cows to a collection straight from the pasture without any extra handling.”

For more information on the Rock Creek Embryonics open house or to arrange for donor collection, contact Kevin or Helen Geppert at 605-770-3544, Weston Geppert at 605-933-1387, or email rcembryonics@gmail.com.

“Vytelle is rapidly expanding in the United States and globally,” says Michael Bishop, Ph.D., Vytelle director of strategy. “We’re excited to partner with Rock Creek Embryonics to deliver important and advanced IVF services to help beef and dairy producers of the upper Midwest as they seek to make faster genetic progress in their herds.”

Visit Vytelle.com to learn more about Vytelle reproductive services for livestock producers.

About Vytelle

Vytelle, based in Hermiston, Oregon, and Ames, Iowa, provides revolutionary reproductive technology to commercial producers through reproductive specialists and veterinarian licensees. Vytelle is committed to advancing genetics, life and business for commercial beef and dairy producers across the United States.