Herman: A visit to where art meets frozen bull semen
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Herman: A visit to where art meets frozen bull semen

Artist Tom Besson, left, and Brad Cardwell, president of Elgin Breeding Service, stand in front of a mural EBS commissioned Besson to paint depicting the history of the company. KEN HERMAN/American-Statesman ELGIN — Today let’s gather at the unlikely intersection of two things I know little about — art and frozen bull semen. Elgin Breeding Service is a leader in its field, its field being the collection of and freezing of bull semen. “A family tradition of quality since 1954,” the company proudly notes. It’s nice when families have traditions. Before we go any further, it’s important to certify that most of us are adults, willing to discuss certain topics without giggling. Prior to proceeding, please sign here to certify you are an adult willing to discuss certain topics without giggling ______________ . Thank you, and please do not proceed if you have not so certified. (And if you’re reading this online I’m not responsible for any damage done to your screen if you try to sign it.) PLAN YOUR WEEKEND: Click to receive our Austin360 Weekly Picks every Thursday by email EBS was founded in 1954 by Dr. W.H. Cardwell, and the company proudly notes it “has led […]

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