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Artificial insemination in the C3HeB/FeJ inbred strain of mice was shown to be more successful at the middle and end of the calendar year. This was found to be due to (1) an increase in the number of normal oestrous cycles exhibited by ♀♀ and (2) improved the phasing of ovarian and vaginal events....

Author(s)
Watson, J. G.; Chaykin, S.
Citation
Gamete Research, 1987, 16, 2, pp 171-176
Abstract

A technique was devised for the AI of mice (C3HeB/FeJ) which does not require the participation of a vasectomised male . An artificial penis and a vaginal tampon were shown to be satisfactory substitutes for vasectomised males . When both the artificial penis and the vaginal tampon were used,...

Author(s)
Leckie, P. A.; Watson, J. G.; Chaykin, S.
Citation
Biology of Reproduction, 1973, 9, 4, pp 420-425
Abstract

In order to minimise the experimental costs associated with maintaining the large breeding colonies necessitated by the unreliable breeding behaviour of mice, the effects on reproductive performance of using AI, ovum transfer, and the artificial induction of pseudopregnancy in recipient females...

Author(s)
Watson, J. G.; Wright, R. W., Jr.; Chaykin, S.
Citation
Biology of Reproduction, 1977, 17, 3, pp 453-458