Effect on fertility of uterine lavage performed immediately prior to insemination in mares.

  title={Effect on fertility of uterine lavage performed immediately prior to insemination in mares.},
  author={Dirk K. Vanderwall and Gordon L. Woods},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  volume={222 8},
OBJECTIVE To determine the effect on fertility of large-volume uterine lavage with lactated Ringer's solution (LRS) performed immediately prior to insemination in mares. DESIGN Prospective randomized controlled study. ANIMALS 20 mares. PROCEDURE Control mares (n = 10) were inseminated with 1 billion (estimated before cooling) progressively motile spermatozoa that had been cooled in a passive cooling unit for 24 hours. Mares (n = 10) in the treatment group were inseminated with 1 billion… CONTINUE READING
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