Welfare aspects of theriogenology: investigating alternatives to electroejaculation of bulls.

@article{Palmer2005WelfareAO,
  title={Welfare aspects of theriogenology: investigating alternatives to electroejaculation of bulls.},
  author={Colin W. Palmer},
  journal={Theriogenology},
  year={2005},
  volume={64 3},
  pages={469-79}
}
Evaluation of the breeding soundness of bulls is an important management tool. Electroejaculation has been a reliable method of obtaining a semen sample for the purpose of evaluating breeding soundness, but is considered by some to be inhumane on the grounds that it is painful. This paper provides a review of studies conducted to find ways to both measure, as well as lessen, pain associated with electroejaculation, and to explore alternatives to electroejaculation in bulls. Changes in heart… CONTINUE READING

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