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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

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