Description of semen characteristics from six-banded armadillos (Euphractus sexcinctus) collected by electroejaculation.

@article{Serafim2010DescriptionOS,
  title={Description of semen characteristics from six-banded armadillos (Euphractus sexcinctus) collected by electroejaculation.},
  author={Michelle Karen Brasil Serafim and Rodrigo A. Lira and Leonardo Lanziotti Costa and Ivana Cristina Nunes Gadelha and C I A Freitas and Alexandre Rodrigues Silva},
  journal={Animal reproduction science},
  year={2010},
  volume={118 2-4},
  pages={362-5}
}
The aim of this study is to describe the characteristics of the semen from six-banded armadillos (Euphractus sexcinctus) collected by electroejaculation. Six mature males were physically restrained and electroejaculated twice for the collection of semen. Semen collected was immediately evaluated for appearance, volume, pH, sperm motility, vigor, morphology, percentage of live sperm and functional membrane integrity by light microscopy. Semen was obtained from all (100%) twelve attempts… CONTINUE READING

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