publication . Article . 2015

Survivability of boar sperm stored under room temperature in extenders containing some natural products

Alafuro Akandi; S. O. C. Ugwu; N. S. Machebe;
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  • Published: 28 Apr 2015 Journal: Open Access Animal Physiology (eissn: 1179-2779, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Dove Medical Press Ltd.
Abstract
Alafuro Akandi,1 Simeon Ogochukwu Ugwu,1 Ndubuisi Samuel Machebe,1,2 1Department of Animal Science, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria; 2Laboratory of Animal Reproduction, College of Agriculture, Kinki University, Nara, Japan Background: Semen extenders are used to create multiple insemination doses from a single ejaculate and contain buffers and nutrients suitable for storage of spermatozoa. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the survivability of boar sperm stored under room temperature in different extenders containing some natural products. Methods: A volume of 10 mL of pooled semen collected from four mature crossbred (Landrace × Large W...
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Medical Subject Headings: urogenital systemendocrine systemfood and beverages
free text keywords: Open Access Animal Physiology, Biology, Food science, Survivability, Boar sperm
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