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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

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

To increase the efficiency of equine semen, it could be useful to split the artificial insemination dose and refreeze the redundant spermatozoa. In experiment I, semen of 10 sires of the Hanoverian breed, with poor and good semen freezability, was collected by artificial vagina, centrifuged,...

Author(s)
Sielhorst, J.; Hagen, C.; Behrendt, D.; Schuette, B.; Burger, D.; Martinsson, G.; Sieme, H.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2016, 40, pp 56-61
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

This study was conducted to investigate the effect of D-Aspartic acid (D-Asp) on post-thawed sperm quality, fertility and hatchability outcomes in male broiler breeders. Twenty 55-week-old roosters were selected and equally split into four groups (n=5 rooster/group). Different daily D-Asp doses...

Author(s)
Ansari, M.; Zhandi, M.; Kohram, H.; Zaghari, M.; Sadeghi, M.; Sharafi, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2017, 92, pp 69-74
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
Abstract

This paper aimed at investigating the potential use of sperm DNA fragmentation (SDF) to improve the routine screening of infertility of Holstein bulls. Cryopreserved sperm samples from 201 Holstein bulls provided by an AI center were used in the analyses of SDF at 0 (SDF_0) and 6 (SDF_6) h of...

Author(s)
Karoui, S.; Díaz, C.; González-Marín, C.; Amenabar, M. E.; Serrano, M.; Ugarte, E.; Gosálvez, J.; Roy, R.; López-Fernández, C.; Carabaño, M. J.
Publisher
American Society of Animal Science, Savoy, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2012, 90, 8, pp 2437-2449
Abstract

Two experiments were conducted to compare the effectiveness of different extenders conventionally used for semen cryopreservation to maintain the viability and fertility of cooled bull semen. In Experiment 1, sperm samples obtained from 20 Nellore bulls were preserved at 5°C for 48 h using two...

Author(s)
Crespilho, A. M.; Nichi, M.; Guasti, P. N.; Freitas-Dell'Aqua, C. P.; SáFilho, M. F.; Maziero, R. R.; Dell'Aqua Júnior, J. A.; Papa, F. O.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2014, 146, 3/4, pp 126-133
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Author(s)
Polge, C.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Animal Breeding Abstracts, 1956, 24, 3, pp 209-217

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