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The effect of season on the properties of wild boar (Sus scrofa L.) semen.
The objective of the study was to determine the properties of wild boar semen and their changes in annual cycle. During a 14-month study period, 167 ejaculates were sampled from 3 mature boars. InExpand
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Comparison of the biopsy and cytobrush techniques for diagnosis of subclinical endometritis in mares
BackgroundEndometritis is a major cause of infertility in the mare. Therefore, the diagnosis of this disease is very important in veterinary practice. The objective of this study was to compareExpand
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Endometrosis--significance for horse reproduction, pathogenesis, diagnosis, and proposed therapeutic methods.
Equine endometrosis is a multifactorial disease considered to be a one of the most important causes of equine infertility, especially in older mares. This article reviews the current knowledge ofExpand
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The effect of trehalose on post-thaw viability and fertility of European brown hare (Lepus europaeus Pallas, 1778) spermatozoa.
  • R. Kozdrowski
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Animal reproduction science
  • 1 December 2009
The aim of the study was to assess the effect of a different trehalose concentration on the post-thaw viability and fertility of European brown hare spermatozoa. The semen was collected under generalExpand
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Two Protocols of Cryopreservation of Goat Semen with the Use of Computer-Assisted Semen Analysis System
Kozdrowski R., A. Dubiel, W. Bielas, M. Dzieciol: Two Protocols of Cryopreservation of Goat Semen with the Use of Computer-Assisted Semen Analysis System.Acta Vet. Brno 2007, 76: 601-604. TheExpand
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Effects of cycle stage and sampling procedure on interpretation of endometrial cytology in mares.
The aim of this study was to ascertain if (1) the stage of reproductive cycle influences cytological results, (2) cytology obtained from an endometrial biopsy is more accurate than cytology derivedExpand
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The usefulness of uterine lavage and acute phase protein levels as a diagnostic tool for subclinical endometritis in Icelandic mares
BackgroundEndometritis is a common problem in a broodmare practice, often leading to infertility. The diagnosis is based on several methods such as cytology, bacteriology and histopathology; howeverExpand
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A Survey on West Nile and Usutu Viruses in Horses and Birds in Poland
West Nile virus (WNV) and Usutu virus (USUV) are members of the family Flaviviridae which, natural life cycles involve mosquito–bird–mosquito transmission. Both represent emerging viruses in EuropeExpand
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Inducing ovulation and artificial insemination in the European brown hare (Lepus europaeus Pallas, 1778).
The aim of the study was to show whether it is possible to induce ovulation in the hare by GnRH analogue administration and to carry out an effective artificial insemination (AI). The research wasExpand
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Comparison of the Cytology Brush and Cotton Swab in the Cytological Evaluation of the Endometrium in Mares with Regard to Fertility
Abstract The aim of this study was to compare the cytology brush (CB) and cotton swab (CS) in the cytological evaluation of the endometrium in mares with regard to fertility. The study was conductedExpand
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