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Artificial insemination (AI) with cooled stallion semen has increased markedly during the last decades in all countries, but fertility is often lower than when fresh semen or natural mating is used. The objective of this study was to examine field data (1634, cycles 523 Standardbred (SB) mares, 575 ...

Author(s)
Kareskoski, M.; Venhoranta, H.; Virtala, A. M.; Katila, T.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2019, 127, pp 7-14
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

In the current era of genomic selection, there is an increased demand to collect semen from genomically selected sires at a young age. The objective of this study was to assess the effect of bull age, ejaculate number, and season of collection on semen production (ejaculate volume, sperm...

Author(s)
Murphy, E. M.; Kelly, A. K.; O'Meara, C.; Eivers, B.; Lonergan, P.; Fair, S.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2018, 96, 6, pp 2408-2418
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

This study evaluated the effects of rainy and dry seasons on semen quality of bulls at Ungaran artificial insemination center. The semen was collected twice a week from one Ongole crossbred and one Simmental bulls, both at 5 years old, totaling 198 semen collections (99 of each bull). The results...

Author(s)
Isnaini, N.; Wahjuningsih, S.; Adhitama, E.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2019, 31, 2, pp Article 16
Abstract

Mammalian sperm are exposed to a natural hypoosmotic environment during male-to-female reproductive tract transition; although this activates sperm motility in vivo, excessive swelling can harm sperm structure and function. Aquaporins (AQPs) is a family of membrane-channel proteins implicated in...

Author(s)
Kasimanickam, R. K.; Kasimanickam, V. R.; Arangasamy, A.; Kastelic, J. P.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2017, 89, pp 162-168
Abstract

Little is known of the genetic variability in semen quality traits in cattle and their inter-relationships. The objective of the present study was to estimate genetic parameters for a range of semen quality measures. The data consisted of 35,573 ejaculates from 787 artificial insemination bulls of...

Author(s)
Berry, D. P.; Eivers, B.; Dunne, G.; McParland, S.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2019, 123, pp 202-208
AbstractFull Text

We studied the relation between some in vitro sperm quality parameters and the in vivo fertility in goats from the Murciano-Granadina breed. Refrigerated semen doses were prepared from 13 bucks and were inseminated into 549 goats. Motility and sperm plasma membrane integrity (PMI) were evaluated in ...

Author(s)
Mocé, E.; Lozano-Palazón, S. A.; Contreras, S. J.; Martínez-Granell, M.; Villalba, I.; Bernácer, J.; Gómez, E. A.
Publisher
Asociación Interprofesional para el Desarrollo Agrario, Zaragoza, Spain
Citation
XVIII Jornadas sobre Producción Animal, Zaragoza, España, 7 y 8 de mayo de 2019, 2019, pp 353-355
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

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