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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

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
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
Abstract

Although essential for artificial insemination (AI) and MOET (multiple ovulation and embryo transfer), oestrus synchronisation and superovulation are associated with increased female reproductive tract mucus production and altered sperm transport. The effects of such breeding practices on the ovine ...

Author(s)
Maddison, J. W.; Rickard, J. P.; Bernecic, N. C.; Tsikis, G.; Soleilhavoup, C.; Labas, V.; Combes-Soia, L.; Harichaux, G.; Druart, X.; Leahy, T.; Graaf, S. P. de
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Proteomics, 2017, 155, pp 1-10
Abstract

The number of doses per pregnancy gives an indication of the fertility of the cow, the quality of semen and insemination. Therefore, the goal of this study was to investigate the relationship between the physical and morphological assessment of semen cryopreserved in Central with the number of...

Author(s)
Guerra Neto, J. de O.; Chacur, M. G. M.; Caldato, F. A.; Silva, A. A. da; Castilho, C.
Publisher
Universidade do Oeste Paulista (UNOESTE), Sao Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Colloquium Agrariae, 2012, 8, 2, pp 57-64
Abstract

The turkey industry relies totally on artificial insemination to continue and improve production. If something compromises the insemination process, such as contaminated semen, it becomes a detrimental loss to the industry. Bacteria have been found in broiler breeder males to reduce sperm motility. ...

Author(s)
Triplett, M. D.; Parker, H. M.; McDaniel, C. D.; Kiess, A. S.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Poultry Science, 2016, 95, 8, pp 1918-1926
Abstract

Effects of breed and lay number on seminal characteristics as well as fertility and hatchability of eggs collected from caged geese by assigned mating between ganders and dams with artificial insemination were investigated. In trail 1, a total of 56 ganders and 128 dams on the first lay with...

Author(s)
Chang ShenChang; Lin MinJung; Wu KwoChin; Jea YuShine; Fan YangKwang
Publisher
Chinese Society of Animal Science, Pingtung, Taiwan
Citation
Journal of the Chinese Society of Animal Science, 2008, 37, 3, pp 175-185
Abstract

Artificial insemination with cooled semen is routine in equids because of its good fertility rates and relatively low costs. In several donkey breeds, especially in restricted populations, the use of cooled semen could be seen as the best way of improving reproductive performance and avoiding...

Author(s)
Contri, A.; Amicis, I. de; Veronesi, M. C.; Faustini, M.; Robbe, D.; Carluccio, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2010, 120, 1/4, pp 136-141
Abstract

Success of artificial insemination in bovine industry depends upon quality of frozen-thawed semen. Therefore, proper analysis of the post-thaw semen can provide insights into the fertilizing capacity of the cryopreserved semen. Frozen-thawed semen of 14 cross-bred and 12 pure-bred bulls was...

Author(s)
Zodinsanga, V.; Mavi, P. S.; Cheema, R. S.; Ajeet Kumar; Gandotra, V. K.
Publisher
Knowledgia Review, Malaysia
Citation
Asian Journal of Animal Sciences, 2015, 9, 1, pp 37-44

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