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Objectives of the present study were to estimate genetic parameters for frozen-thawed semen traits of 271 fertile German Warmblood stallions and genetic correlations with raw semen quality traits. Semen samples were collected from stallions utilized for semen collection and artificial insemination...

Author(s)
Greiser, T.; Sieme, H.; Martinsson, G.; Distl, O.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2019, 210, pp 106194
Abstract

The objective of this study was to compare the BotuCrio® extender with the Merk - egg yolk and the INRA 82 modified by the inclusion of acetamide, methyl cellulose and trehalose in substitution of glycerol for freezing equine semen. The semen was diluted after centrifugation to obtain 100×106 of...

Author(s)
Snoeck, P. P. das N.; Pessoa, T. H. O.; Pereira, M. G. S.; Bastos, I. C. L.; Melo, M. I. V. de
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Reprodução Animal, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Animal Reproduction (Belo Horizonte), 2019, 16, 2, pp 340-347
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

Artificial insemination (AI) is the single most important assisted reproductive technique devised to facilitate the genetic improvement of livestock. In the swine industry, it has broadly replaced natural service over the last number of decades which has been made possible by the high pregnancy...

Author(s)
Fair, S.; Romero-Aguirregomezcorta, J.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2019, 137, pp 15-22
Abstract

Ex situ conservation breeding for species recovery often must address small founder number. Here we investigated the long-term effects of small founder size in the endangered black-footed ferret Mustela nigripes using 20 years of reproductive data. Specifically, we studied seminal traits, pregnancy ...

Author(s)
Santymire, R. M.; Lonsdorf, E. V.; Lynch, C. M.; Wildt, D. E.; Marinari, P. E.; Kreeger, J. S.; Howard, J. G.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Conservation, 2019, 22, 4, pp 331-340
Abstract

The ability to produce viable progeny is a complex trait, involving both male and female components. In poultry, mating ratios are usually 1 male to 6 to 12 females. Consequently, the impact of male reproductive failure is much greater than that for a female. In this study, the genetic...

Author(s)
Wolc, A.; Arango, J.; Settar, P.; Fulton, J. E.; O'Sullivan, N. P.; Dekkers, J. C. M.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Poultry Science, 2019, 98, 7, pp 2729-2733
AbstractFull Text

In our previous Genome-wise Association Study we found that Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator gene (CFTR) is a candidate gene for sperm motility in fresh semen of Holstein-Friesian bulls. Since in cows thawed semen is commonly used for the artificial insemination (AI) we have...

Author(s)
Kaminski, S.; Hering, D. M.; Kordan, W.; Lecewicz, M.
Publisher
Polish Academy of Sciences, Committee of Veterinary Sciences, Olsztyn-Kortowo II, Poland
Citation
Polish Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2019, 22, 2, pp 221-225
Abstract

The research work was carried out to evaluate the effects of age and breed on semen quality of beef bull sires. The experimental site was located at Singosari National Artificial Insemination Center, Malang, Indonesia. A total of 180 ejaculate semen which were collected from 9 beef bull sires (3...

Author(s)
Isnaini, N.; Wahjuningsih, S.; Ma'ruf, A.; Witayanto, D. A.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2019, 31, 5, pp Article 78
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

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

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