Some routines are widely used on the daily work of pig farms and we can even think that there is some good logic behind them, but have they been scientifically tested?
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Do you rotate semen doses during storage to prevent sedimentation?
The fact that the major phenotypic characteristic of boar spermatozoa, motility, is constrained by time of cryostorage should be considered when building cryobanks of pig semen.Liquid nitrogen affects post-thaw boar sperm motility
Sperm DNA integrity in semen with good motility and morphology may be an additional prediction parameter for fertility in pigs.Sperm DNA integrity in Landrace and Duroc boar semen and its relations
The seminal plasma from the sperm-rich fraction is important for the maintenance of adequate structural and functional characteristics of extended liquid boar semen.Absence of seminal plasma from sperm-rich fraction boar sperm
Cases of reproductive failure around mating: as real as life itself
Management of dead semen, data analysis, vaccinations,... These are some examples that we will deal with in the following 6 case studies.
Mounting evidence indicates that light irradiation of mammalian spermatozoa (and of other animal species) increases their motility, capacitation and fertilizing ability, without causing any damage on the DNA.Impact of light irradiation on preservation and function of spermatozo
Boars sperm membrane proteins may explain differences in semen cryopreservation success, serving as freezability markers.Sperm membrane proteins associated with the boar semen cryopreservatio