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Breed differences in the semen quality of Iraqi sheep were studied on 16 rams, 8 of each, Karradi and Arrabi. Rams were habituated on the method of electrical stimulation with a bi-polar rectal probe. Semen samples were collected within two weeks and their characters which included, volume of...

Author(s)
Al-Samarrae, S. H.
Publisher
Diyala University, Baquba, Iraq
Citation
Diyala Agricultural Sciences Journal, 2009, 1, 2, pp En30-En36
Abstract

The quality of ejaculated sperm of Garut rams to be used for artificial insemination (AI) and viability of sperm collected from preserved cauda epididymis (at 4°C for up to 12 days) for assisted reproductive technology were examined. The semen was collected using an artificial vagina, and sperm...

Author(s)
Boediono, A.; Herdis; Rizal, M.
Publisher
SEAMEO BIOTROP, Southeast Asian Regional Center for Tropical Biology, Bogor, Indonesia
Citation
BIOTROPIA, 2004, No.23, pp 40-46
Abstract

This study was conducted to compare Laiciphose W 488 and AndroMed extenders for maintaining sperm motility at 4°C in bulls. In the study 40 ejaculates collected from 4 Holstein bulls were used. Ejaculates were divided into two groups and were diluted with Laiciphos W 488 and AndroMed. Diluted semen ...

Author(s)
Tuncer, P. B.; Çevık, M.; Kİnet, H.
Publisher
Hayvancılık Merkez Araștırma Enstitüsü Müdürlüğü, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Lalahan Hayvancılık Araștırma Enstitüsü Dergisi, 2005, 45, 2, pp 1-7
Abstract

Objectives of this study were to characterize single nucleotide polymorphisms in the promoter region of the bovine follicle stimulating hormone beta subunit gene, examine breed differences in polymorphisms, and determine effects of polymorphisms on semen quality. DNA samples were collected from 5...

Author(s)
Davis, A. J.; Kreider, D. L.; Rosenkrans, C. F., Jr.; Powell, J. G.; Rorie, R. W.; Looper, M. L.; Rowe, M. P.; Williams, C. L.; Page, R. J.; Lester, T. D.; Woolley, J. B.
Publisher
Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station, University of Arkansas System, Fayetteville, USA
Citation
Research Series - Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2013, No.606, pp 18-23
AbstractFull Text

Bulls of Murrah buffalo, 4 of Indian (IMB) and 4 of Bulgarian (BMB) were used to evaluate the semen quality of the two breedtype, specifically, the color, pH, volume, sperm concentration, sperm motility, total concentration and sperm abnormality was evaluated. The semen were collected as follows:...

Author(s)
Kalaw, S. P.; Claveria, F. G.; Mamuad, F. V.
Publisher
International Buffalo Information Center, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
Buffalo Bulletin, 2013, 32, Special Issue 2, pp 393-396
AbstractFull Text

This study was conducted to determine the effects of reduction in the proportion of egg yolk in the extender Glycine-yolk-milk (GGL), using four Santa Ines rams and four Dorper rams. Four ejaculates per ram were obtained by artificial vagina. After the macro and microscopic evaluation the semen was ...

Author(s)
Rodello, L.; Bicudo, S. D.; Falleiros, M. B.; Monteiro, C. D.; Sakashita, S. M.
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, Brazil
Citation
Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2011, 18, 2, pp 239-248
Abstract

Subjective microscopic sperm motility results have recently been demonstrated to differ between Holstein-Friesian (HF) and Belgian Blue (BB) bulls. However, such assessments are rather imprecise. In the present study, sperm motility was assessed objectively by means of the Hamilton Thorne CEROS...

Author(s)
Hoflack, G.; Opsomer, G.; Rijsselaere, T.; Soom, A. van; Maes, D.; Kruif, A. de; Duchateau, L.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 2007, 42, 2, pp 153-161
Abstract

Semen from Philippine native and Anglo-Nubian goats were initially evaluated using centrifugation test, cold shock treatment and methylene blue reduction test. After centrifugation, the increase in sperm motility, mass activity, and percent live sperm after centrifugation was significantly higher...

Author(s)
Bondoc, O. L.; Serrano, D. D. B.; Cruz, J. F. dela
Publisher
College of Veterinary Medicine, University of the Philippines, Los Baños, Philippines
Citation
Philippine Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2007, 44, 1, pp 43-50
Abstract

In 2000, 4 600 000 sows in Germany were inseminated, and 95.8% of inseminations were carried out by farmers. An account is given of the effects of breed, AI station and inseminator on litter size, the heritability of age at first oestrus, ovulation rate, piglet mortality, litter size at birth and...

Author(s)
Leiding, C.
Publisher
Besamungsverein Neustadt a.d. Aisch e.V., Neustadt a.d. Aisch, Germany
Citation
Zuchtwahl und Besamung, 2004, No.152, pp 56-58
Abstract

This study was carried out to assess the in vitro quality of canine semen frozen in an ultrafreezer at -152°C and to evaluate the male-to-male variation of frozen semen in five male dogs of the Canarian Mastiff breed. Four ejaculates of each dog were processed individually (5% glycerol and 0.5%...

Author(s)
Batista, M.; Alamo, D.; González, F.; Cruz, M. G.; Gracia, A.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 2006, 41, 5, pp 423-428

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