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Deep intra-uterine insemination is commonly accepted as a routine procedure for artificial insemination in horses. The motives and principles of deep insemination are well described, but the equipment used may differ. In this trial, the efficiency of two different insemination pipettes for deep...

Author(s)
Govaere, J. L. J.; Hoogewijs, M. K.; Schauwer, C. de; Vliegher, S. de; Soom, A. van; Duchateau, L.; Kruif, A. de
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 2014, 49, 3, pp 487-491
Abstract

At present, only 5% of pedigree dogs is being used for breeding. To increase the number of breeding dogs, one solution could be to start a canine semen bank based on the principle of semen donation, like in humans. Many dog owners have no desire to become dog breeders but are willing to preserve...

Author(s)
Domain, G.; Wydooghe, E.; Broeckx, B. J. G.; Hoogewijs, M.; Soom, A. van
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ghent, Merelbeke, Belgium
Citation
Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 2019, 88, 1, pp 55-61
Abstract

The main objective of this study was to assess the semen quality of Piétrain boars originating from Belgian AI centers and to correlate these results with their meat quality traits. Freshly diluted semen doses from 140 boars originating from 10 artificial insemination (AI) centers were used and...

Author(s)
Arsenakis, I.; Appeltant, R.; Sarrazin, S.; Rijsselaere, T.; Soom, A. van; Maes, D.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Livestock Science, 2017, 205, pp 36-42
Abstract

When a male dog is not able to ejaculate, epididymal spermatozoa can be used to artificially inseminate the bitch. In the present study, two methods to collect epididymal sperm after castration were compared, i.e. the float-up method and the aspiration method. With the float-up method, more...

Author(s)
Simons, N.; Soom, A. van; Domain, E.; Wydooghe, E.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ghent, Merelbeke, Belgium
Citation
Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 2019, 88, 2, pp 77-82
Abstract

During the last decades there has been an increasing interest in artificial insemination in the dog. The insemination of a bitch can be performed using fresh, chilled or frozen-thawed semen. Sperm can be inseminated in the vagina by using a plastic insemination device or by the Osiris catheter....

Author(s)
Rijsselaere, T.; Soom, A. van
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ghent, Merelbeke, Belgium
Citation
Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 2010, 79, 6, pp 463-466
Abstract

The first successful artificial insemination in cats was described 40 years ago. However, the insemination in cats is at present not as commonly performed in daily veterinary practice as the insemination in dogs due to the practical difficulties in collecting a sperm sample from the tomcat, the...

Author(s)
Rijsselaere, T.; Soom, A. van
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ghent, Merelbeke, Belgium
Citation
Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 2010, 79, 6, pp 467-470
Abstract

A new artificial insemination device for semen deposition near the uterotubal junction (UTJ) in cattle (Ghent device) has been developed at the University of Ghent (Belgium). To assess the efficacy of the new Ghent device, 67 buffalo cows were inseminated during a field trial. Two different ...

Author(s)
Presicce, G. A.; Verberckmoes, S.; Senatore, E. M.; Pascale, M.; Dewulf, J. J.; Soom, A. van
Publisher
Bubalus Bubalis S.r.l., Salerno, Italy
Citation
Bubalus Bubalis, 2004, 10, 1, pp 58-64
Abstract

Artificial insemination (AI) is the preferred method for reproduction in the majority of the intensive pig production systems Worldwide. To this end, fresh extended ready-to-use semen doses are either purchased from AI-centres or produced by boars kept on-farm. For profitable semen production, it...

Author(s)
Rodriguez, A. L.; Soom, A. van; Arsenakis, I.; Maes, D.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Porcine Health Management, 2017, 3, 15, pp (25 July 2017)
Abstract

Despite the worldwide increase of rhinoceros calf numbers, the growth of the population of white and black rhinoceros is slowing down mainly due to anthropogenic causes, such as poaching and habitat loss. Assisted reproduction is one of the methods of preserving the valuable genomes of these...

Author(s)
Ververs, C.; Langhout, M. van Z.; Govaere, J.; Soom, A. van
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ghent, Merelbeke, Belgium
Citation
Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 2015, 84, 4, pp 175-187
Abstract

Dystocia may occur in all dog breeds, but the English bulldog is predisposed because of its conformation and specific problems such as anasarca pups. In this study, the frequency of abnormal pups and breeding problems in English bulldogs was investigated by a questionnaire containing information on ...

Author(s)
Wydooghe, E.; Berghmans, E.; Rijsselaere, T.; Soom, A. van
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ghent, Merelbeke, Belgium
Citation
Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 2013, 82, 1, pp 38-43

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