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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. ...

Triplett, M. D.; Parker, H. M.; McDaniel, C. D.; Kiess, A. S.
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Poultry Science, 2016, 95, 8, pp 1918-1926
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This study was designed to determine the degree and type of bacterial contamination in boar semen (79 ejaculates from Large White and Landrace boars) and its consequences for sperm quality during storage (27 extended semen samples, 16°C for five days) under practical conditions of artificial ...

Gączarzewicz, D.; Udała, J.; Piasecka, M.; Błaszczyk, B.; Stankiewicz, T.
Polish Academy of Sciences, Committee of Veterinary Sciences, Olsztyn-Kortowo II, Poland
Polish Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2016, 19, 3, pp 451-459

Semen samples collected in 2012 from 1785 boars belonging to five different breeds were recruited from the quality control laboratory of Magapor SL, Spain. These samples came from 43 boar studs and resulted from diluting the ejaculates in commercial semen extenders. Evaluation of the semen sample...

Úbeda, J. L.; Ausejo, R.; Dahmani, Y.; Falceto, M. V.; Usan, A.; Malo, C.; Perez-Martinez, F. C.
Elsevier, New York, USA
Theriogenology, 2013, 80, 6, pp 565-570

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