Semen characteristics of vervet monkeys.

  title={Semen characteristics of vervet monkeys.},
  author={J{\"u}rgen V Seier and John E. Fincham and Roelof Menkveld and Francois S Venter},
  journal={Laboratory animals},
  volume={23 1},
Semen samples (91) from 47 vervet monkeys were collected by electroejaculation over a 2 year period. Seventy-eight of these were from 37 singly caged males of unknown fertility and 13 from 10 breeding males of known fertility. Mean values for semen characteristics of the singly caged males were: volume 0.45 ml, pH 7.8, concentration 184 x 10(6)/ml, forward progression rating 2.95 (scale 0-4), motility 55.4%, live 68% and abnormal morphology 3.5%. Mean values for semen characteristics for the… CONTINUE READING

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