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bp0016cpr22 | New Technologies | CPR2001

Deep intrauterine insemination and embryo transfer in pigs

Martinez E. A. , Vazquez J. M , Roca J. , Lucas X. , Gil M. A. , Vazquez J. L.

A new method for non-surgical deep intrauterine catheterization of pigs, without sedation of the sow, is described. Insemination results obtained with this method using fresh spermatozoa demonstrate that, in comparison to conventional artificial insemination (Al) (3 × 109 spermatozoa in 80-100 ml), a 20-60-fold reduction in the number of spermatozoa inseminated and at least a 8-10-fold reduction in the dose volume can be used without affecting fertility ...