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The main goal of commercial pig production is to produce as much fattened pigs per sow per year as possible. Artificial insemination serves to enable maximum utilization of animal genetic potential. That is possible to achieve by applying adequate and controlled conditions of housing, care, feeding ...

Author(s)
Rogožarski, D.; Bogićević, N.; Vasiljević, T.; Bojkovski, J.; Ðurić, V.
Publisher
University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Citation
Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca. Veterinary Medicine, 2016, 73, 1, pp 65-70
Abstract

In collared peccaries, the development of artificial insemination (AI) is scarce, requiring search for alternative methods for the evaluation of sperm fertilizing ability. Thus, the aims of this study were to estimate the binding capability of collared peccaries sperm, using swine oocytes and the...

Author(s)
Campos, L. B.; Peixoto, G. C. X.; Silva, A. M. da; Souza, A. L. P.; Castelo, T. de S.; Maia, K. M.; Pereira, A. F.; Silva, A. R.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2017, 92, pp 57-62
Abstract

The selection of morphologically normal spermatozoa is critical to obtain high breeding performances in boar breeding farms and artificial insemination (AI) centers. Parameters for the selection of semen mainly include total sperm motility, concentration, and morphology. However, these primary...

Author(s)
Lee WonYoung; Lee Ran; Kim HeeChan; Lee KyungHoon; Cui XiangShun; Kim NamHyung; Kim SangHyun; Lee IlJoo; Uhm SangJun; Yoon MinJung; Song Hyuk
Publisher
Asian-Australasian Association of Animal Production Societies, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences, 2014, 27, 10, pp 1417-1425
Abstract

This article reviews the minimum requirements for boar semen with emphasis on the correlation between the morphology and morphological alterations of boar sperm to fertility. The article also emphasized the need to improve on the semen morphology detection as it is vital in the overall goal of...

Author(s)
Weitze, K. F.
Publisher
Positive Action Publications Ltd, Driffield, UK
Citation
International Pig Topics, 2012, 27, 5, pp 13, 15
Abstract

On 3 occasions during a 20-week period, collections of the first sperm-rich fraction of the ejaculate from 6 boars were carried out. After in vitro capacitation, 3 dilutions (5 × 105, 1.25 × 105, and 3.125 × 104 spermatozoa/ml) of these semen samples were used in a standardized in vitro...

Author(s)
Xu XiaoJi; Pommier, S.; Arbov, T.; Hutchings, B.; Sotto, W.; Foxcroft, G. R.
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 1998, 76, 12, pp 3079-3089

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