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Systems for preserving semen in liquid form for artificial insemination were developed before cryopreserved semen became widely available in the 1960s. Advantages of liquid semen include reduced number of sperm per dose, reduced storage and transportation costs, increased insemination speed and...

Author(s)
Yang, D. H.; Standley, N. T.; Xu, Z. Z.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2018, 194, pp 2-10
Abstract

AIMS: To determine the difference in reproductive performance between cows detected in oestrus during morning or afternoon milking when artificial insemination (AI) was carried out once daily, either after the morning or afternoon milking. METHODS: The study used 20,816 records for cows in 30...

Author(s)
Xu, Z. Z.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 2017, 65, 3, pp 119-123
Abstract

Numerous treatments and protocols have been used to control the reproductive cycle in cattle, with varying effectiveness and many involving the administration of steroid hormones. Steroid hormones, such as estradiol, are perceived as having a negative impact on consumer health. This internationally ...

Author(s)
Yapura, M. J.; Zwiefelhofer, E. M.; Pierson, R. A.; Adams, G. P.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2018, 112, pp 18-25
Abstract

The objective of this study was to assess the efficacy of ketoprofen compared with ceftiofur hydrochloride for the treatment of acute puerperal metritis (APM). Specifically, we set out to compare the incidence of extended treatment (extT) between treatment groups, to determine the prevalence of...

Author(s)
Pohl, A.; Bertulat, S.; Borchardt, S.; Burfeind, O.; Heuwieser, W.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2016, 99, 10, pp 8241-8249
Abstract

AIM: To evaluate the conception rate to fixed-time artificial insemination (FTAI) of two oestrus synchronisation programmes in dairy heifers on eight farms over 2 years. METHODS: The study was conducted in 2008 and 2010 on eight farms near Palmerston North, New Zealand. Nulliparous Friesian and...

Author(s)
Sahu, S. K.; Parkinson, T. J.; Laven, R. A.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 2015, 63, 3, pp 158-161
Abstract

AIMS: To evaluate a vaccine containing type 1c bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD) virus for prevention of fetal infection in pregnant heifers when challenged with New Zealand BVD virus type 1a 6 months after vaccination, compared to unvaccinated heifers and heifers vaccinated with a vaccine containing...

Author(s)
Packianathan, R.; Clough, W. J.; Hodge, A.; Holz, D. K.; Huang, J.; Bryant, G. L.; Colantoni, C.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 2017, 65, 3, pp 134-139
Abstract

Background: Due to high rates of multiple birth and preterm birth following fertility treatment, the rates of mortality and morbidity among births following fertility treatment were higher than those conceived spontaneously. However, it is unclear whether the rates of adverse neonatal outcomes...

Author(s)
Wang, A. Y.; Chughtai, A. A.; Lui Kei; Sullivan, E. A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2017, 17, 50, pp (2 February 2017)
Abstract

Body weight in different mammalian species influences reproductive potential. The aim of the present study was to determine the relationship of body weight at the time of semen collection with libido, seminal characteristics and number of semen doses for artificial insemination (AI) in New Zealand...

Author(s)
Rodríguez-de Lara, R.; Fallas-López, M.; García-Muñiz, J. G.; Martínez-Hernández, P. A.; Rangel-Santos, R.; Maldonado-Siman, E.; Cadena-Meneses, J. A.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2015, 152, pp 90-98
Abstract

An online survey was sent to 74 sport horse owners. With a response rate of 45% (33/74) data were available from 33 owners of 74 sport horse stallions. Most stallion owners were female (29/33; 88%), aged between 35 and 54 years (25/33; 76%), and had equine occupations (17/33; 52%). Most sport horse ...

Author(s)
George, H. E. A.; Bolwell, C. F.; Rogers, C. W.; Gee, E. K.
Publisher
New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Hamilton, New Zealand
Citation
Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, 2013, 73, pp 71-75
Abstract

The study was conducted to compare estrous rate, ovulatory response, plasma progesterone concentrations, and conception rate following cervical artificial insemination in goats given a new or once-used controlled internal drug release (CIDR) device with human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG). Fifty-six ...

Author(s)
Navanukraw, C.; Khanthusaeng, V.; Kraisoon, A.; Uriyapongson, S.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2014, 46, 8, pp 1441-1446

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