Based on the animal requirements defined by the client, tissues are collected from either
Custom Animals or Standard Animals.


Custom Animals

Custom animal requirements are tailored to the clients’ specific requirements with identifiable information and traceability details. Custom information includes:

  1. Age of animal
  2. Live weight of individual animal OR group of animals
  3. Breed
  4. Gender


Tissue Source uses only qualified, pre-approved, and reputable herd sources for our Custom Animals. Herd sources are evaluated at least once each calendar year to ensure all quality requirements are met. Custom animals are from herd sources with:

  1. Biosecurity
  2. Herd Health Monitoring Program
  3. High Volume Capabilities
  4. Multiple Breeds
  5. Controlled Feed Program
  6. Animal Traceability
  7. Inspected ante and post mortem


Standard Animals

Market animals with no identifiable information and have no traceability details. Standard animals are inspected ante and post mortem. Custom options are not available for Standard Animals.