- Department of Clinical Sciences, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Practical guide to single layer centrifugation of stallion semen
Morrell, J. M.; Nunes, M. M.
The technique of single layer centrifugation through species-specific colloids has been gaining acceptance over the last few years as a practical method of improving the sperm quality of stallion semen for artificial insemination. This article explains the background to the technique and the different colloid formulations used, suggests some applications of the technique with particular reference to the equine breeding industry, describes the method in detail, and finally provides some guidance for problem solving. It is intended as a practical guide for those considering using the technique to improve sperm quality and pregnancy rates in equine artificial insemination and embryo transfer.
horse; sperm preparation; artificial insemination; colloid centrifugation; Androcoll-E; fertility
Equine Veterinary Education
2018, Volume: 30, number: 7, pages: 392-398
UKÄ Subject classification
Animal and Dairy Science
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