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Semen samples collected in 2012 from 1785 boars belonging to five different breeds were recruited from the quality control laboratory of Magapor SL, Spain. These samples came from 43 boar studs and resulted from diluting the ejaculates in commercial semen extenders. Evaluation of the semen sample...

Author(s)
Úbeda, J. L.; Ausejo, R.; Dahmani, Y.; Falceto, M. V.; Usan, A.; Malo, C.; Perez-Martinez, F. C.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2013, 80, 6, pp 565-570
Abstract

The Indochinese leopard (Panthera pardus delacouri) population, included in CITES Appendix I, has been declining for decades. Proper gamete preservation condition is critical for breeding programme management using artificial insemination or in vitro fertilization (IVF). The present study aimed at...

Author(s)
Thuwanut, P.; Tipkantha, W.; Siriaroonrat, B.; Comizzoli, P.; Chatdarong, K.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 2017, 52, s2, pp 269-274
Abstract

Semen quality assessment requires accurate, reliable and objective methods for examination of sperm variables including sperm motility. For preparation of semen samples for artificial insemination, as a genetic resource, samples that are used for insemination need to have the capacity to result in...

Author(s)
Bompart, D.; Vázquez, R. F.; Gómez, R.; Valverde, A.; Roldán, E. R. S.; García-Molina, A.; Soler, C.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2019, 209, pp 106169
Abstract

The economic impact of selection for semen traits on pig production systems and potential interaction with artificial insemination (AI) technique and semen dose remains partially understood. The objectives of this study were to compare the financial indicators (gross return, net profit, cost) in a...

Author(s)
Gonzalez-Pena, D.; Knox, R. V.; Rodriguez-Zas, S. L.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2016, 85, 2, pp 335-344
Abstract

In horse breeding, quality assessment of semen before insemination is often requested. Non-laboratory-based techniques for objective analysis of sperm motility are thus of interest. The aim of this study was evaluating a portable device for semen analysis (Ongo sperm test) and its comparison with...

Author(s)
Buss, T.; Aurich, J.; Aurich, C.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 2019, 54, 3, pp 514-519
Abstract

This study aimed to assess characteristics of bovine cryopreserved sperm and evaluate its relation to field fertility in fixed-time artificial insemination (FTAI). Semen samples of 16 bulls were used to inseminate 811 Nellore cows, and four of these bulls were also used to inseminate 101 Nellore...

Author(s)
Okano, D. S.; Penitente Filho, J. M.; León, V. E. G.; Maitan, P. P.; Silveira, C. O.; Waddington, B.; Díaz-Miranda, E. A.; Costa, E. P. da; Guimarães, S. E. F.; Guimarães, J. D.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 2019, 54, 3, pp 604-612
Abstract

Two experiments were conducted to compare the effectiveness of different extenders conventionally used for semen cryopreservation to maintain the viability and fertility of cooled bull semen. In Experiment 1, sperm samples obtained from 20 Nellore bulls were preserved at 5°C for 48 h using two...

Author(s)
Crespilho, A. M.; Nichi, M.; Guasti, P. N.; Freitas-Dell'Aqua, C. P.; SáFilho, M. F.; Maziero, R. R.; Dell'Aqua Júnior, J. A.; Papa, F. O.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2014, 146, 3/4, pp 126-133
Abstract

Many attempts have been made to identify laboratory tests that are predictive of sperm fertility, both to improve the quality of stallion semen doses for artificial insemination (AI) and to identify potential breeding sires if no fertility data are available. Sperm quality at the stud is mostly...

Author(s)
Morrell, J. M.; Stuhtmann, G.; Meurling, S.; Lundgren, A.; Winblad, C.; Garcia, B. M.; Johannisson, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2014, 81, 8, pp 1005-1011
Abstract

The seminal characteristics of the Rosy-faced lovebird (Agapornis roseicollis) were analyzed, both in and out of season, using a computer-aided sperm analyzer. Avian semen collection and artificial insemination techniques have great potential for captive breeding programs, and computer-aided sperm...

Author(s)
Dogliero, A.; Rota, A.; Degerfeld, M. M. von; Quaranta, G.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2015, 83, 1, pp 103-106

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