Semen Collection and Processing - Essential Guides on Swine Production

Semen Collection and Processing. Essential Guides on Swine Health and Production
  • Semen Collection and Processing. Essential Guides on Swine Health and Production

Semen Collection and Processing. Essential Guides on Swine Health and Production

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Artificial insemination (AI) is an indispensable technique on swine farms, and its success depends primarily on semen quality. This handbook covers the key steps necessary to obtain high-quality processed semen and ensure successful AI. Essential practical considerations are clearly detailed in each chapter.

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Artificial insemination (AI) is an indispensable technique on swine farms, and its success depends primarily on semen quality. This handbook covers the key steps necessary to obtain high-quality processed semen and ensure successful AI. Essential practical considerations are clearly detailed in each chapter.

Authors: 

CARLOS GARCÍA ARTIGA

Professor in Zoology at the Department of Physiology (Animal Physiology), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Complutense University of Madrid (UCM, Spain).

ROSA MARÍA GARCÍA GARCÍA (COORDINATOR)

Assistant Professor in the Department of Physiology (Animal Physiology) of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, UCM, and a specialist in Reproductive Physiology and Biotechnologies of Reproduction.

MARÍA ARIAS ÁLVAREZ (COORDINATOR)

Professor in the Department of Animal Production at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the UCM.

Key Features:

➜ Innovative guide with a practical approach to artificial insemination technique on swine farms.

➜ Written by a renowned expert in the field of mammalian reproductive biotechnology.

➜ Easy-to-handle format.

Table of Contents:

1. Introduction

2. Anatomy and physiology

Anatomy

Hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis

Spermatogenesis

Reproductive development

3. Collection and training room

Introduction

Collection area

Boar training

Semen collection process

4. Method for collecting boar semen

Double glove technique

Sperm fractions

5. Evaluation of semen quality

Introduction

Volume

Motility

Morphology (abnormalities)

Sperm concentration and sperm count

Acrosome morphology

Agglutination

Data sheet for monitoring boars

6. Semen processing and storage

Semen extenders

Extender preparation

Preparation of semen doses and semen

storage

7. References

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Author
Carlos García
María Arias
Rosa María García
Trim size
17 × 11 cm
Pub date
2017
Product type
Softcover
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Semen Collection and Processing. Essential Guides on Swine Health and Production

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