5.2.2. To remove the petroleum seal

  1. Assemble the syringe and load the capillary tube without the glass tip.
  2. Push out the petrolatum seal with the action of the syringe.
  3. Attach the glass tip and pick up a small drop of saline to precede the first insemination.
    a. Leave the seal at the terminal of the capillary tube.
    b. After inseminations are complete, collect saline to move the seal out of the tip and up into the capillary. Discard the capillary tube.