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On 3 occasions during a 20-week period, collections of the first sperm-rich fraction of the ejaculate from 6 boars were carried out. After in vitro capacitation, 3 dilutions (5 × 105, 1.25 × 105, and 3.125 × 104 spermatozoa/ml) of these semen samples were used in a standardized in vitro...

Author(s)
Xu XiaoJi; Pommier, S.; Arbov, T.; Hutchings, B.; Sotto, W.; Foxcroft, G. R.
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 1998, 76, 12, pp 3079-3089
Abstract

This article reviews the minimum requirements for boar semen with emphasis on the correlation between the morphology and morphological alterations of boar sperm to fertility. The article also emphasized the need to improve on the semen morphology detection as it is vital in the overall goal of...

Author(s)
Weitze, K. F.
Publisher
Positive Action Publications Ltd, Driffield, UK
Citation
International Pig Topics, 2012, 27, 5, pp 13, 15
AbstractFull Text

The main goal of commercial pig production is to produce as much fattened pigs per sow per year as possible. Artificial insemination serves to enable maximum utilization of animal genetic potential. That is possible to achieve by applying adequate and controlled conditions of housing, care, feeding ...

Author(s)
Rogožarski, D.; Bogićević, N.; Vasiljević, T.; Bojkovski, J.; Ðurić, V.
Publisher
University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Citation
Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca. Veterinary Medicine, 2016, 73, 1, pp 65-70