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In the bitch, the determination of the time of ovulation by referring to a clinical examination and oestrous behaviour isn't easy. In fact, both qualitative and quantitative changes of vaginal discharge doesn't provide any indication of the ovulatory time. The importance of knowing this time in...

Author(s)
Cassi, I.
Publisher
Point Vétérinaire Italie s.r.l., Milano, Italy
Citation
Summa, Animali da Compagnia, 2015, 32, 8, pp 43-48
Abstract

The management of reproduction in rabbits has evolved significantly in the last twenty years thanks to new scientific knowledge. Genetics and artificial insemination led to a significant improvement in all livestock production and the rabbit is no exception.

Author(s)
Papeschi, C.; Sartini, L.
Publisher
Point Vétérinaire Italie s.r.l., Milano, Italy
Citation
Summa, Animali da Reddito, 2013, 8, 5, pp 37-46
Abstract

Embryonic mortality is a major cause of infertility in high producing Holstein dairy cows following insemination. A number of different hormonal therapies have been tested in attempts to significantly reduce this loss. The injection of gonadotrophs releasing hormone (GnRH) at the time of ...

Author(s)
Roche, J.
Publisher
Point Vétérinaire Italie s.r.l., Milano, Italy
Citation
Summa, Animali da Reddito, 2013, 8, 4, pp 97-104
Abstract

This article presents the genetic ranking and fertility performance of dairy bulls in Italy.

Publisher
Edizioni l'Informatore Agrario Srl, Verona, Italy
Citation
Informatore Agrario, 2012, 68, 37, pp 56-58
AbstractFull Text

The classic procedure for evaluating the fertility from sires is to determine pregnancy data following artificial insemination. This procedure is time consuming and expensive because of the large number of young bulls entering the breeding program. Several studies have been done to find a simple...

Author(s)
Apichela, S. A.; Stelletta, C.
Publisher
SIVAR - Societa Italiana Veterinari per Animali da Reddito, Cremona, Italy
Citation
Large Animal Review, 2012, 18, 1, pp 7-11
Abstract

Synchronisation of ovulation and fixed-time insemination are important tools to fight the decrease of conception rate in the last 50 years, but they do not represent the solution of the problem which, for its multifactoriality, needs a change of mind and not only the introduction of hormonal plans...

Author(s)
Gnemmi, G.; Maraboli, C.
Publisher
Point Vétérinaire Italie s.r.l., Milano, Italy
Citation
Summa, Animali da Reddito, 2011, 6, 5, pp 52-57
AbstractFull Text

The effects of nutrition on the reproductive efficiency and economics of dairy cattle breeding are presented.

Author(s)
Bach, A.
Publisher
SIVAR - Societa Italiana Veterinari per Animali da Reddito, Cremona, Italy
Citation
Large Animal Review, 2011, 17, 5, pp 209-216
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Author(s)
Tucci, T.
Publisher
Il Sole 24 Ore Edagricole Srl, Bologna, Italy
Citation
Rivista di Suinicoltura, 2011, 52, 2, pp 60-64, 66-67
Abstract

This article discusses the results of a study in Netherlands on boar semen quality and factors influencing fertility. Focus is given on databases and models used to correlate semen quality with fertility and successful insemination.

Author(s)
Bertacchini, F.
Publisher
Il Sole 24 Ore Edagricole Srl, Bologna, Italy
Citation
Rivista di Suinicoltura, 2011, 52, 11, pp 50-51
AbstractFull Text

Several procedures, such as computer-assisted sperm analysis (CASA) (Squires, 2005) performed using the Hamilton Thorne Sperm Analyzer CE ROS version 12.1, used for this research (www.lsu.com/semen.analysis), have been planned to make semen evaluation more reliable and quick. The CASA system is...

Author(s)
Nervo, T.; Semita, C.; Pescarolo, C.
Publisher
Edizioni SCIVAC, Cremona, Italy
Citation
Ippologia, 2010, 21, 2, pp 27-34

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