Morphological characteristics of stallion spermatozoa

Dowsett K.F., Osborne H.G. and Pattie W.A. (1984) Morphological characteristics of stallion spermatozoa. Theriogenology, 22 5: 463-472. doi:10.1016/0093-691X(84)90046-3

Author Dowsett K.F.
Osborne H.G.
Pattie W.A.
Title Morphological characteristics of stallion spermatozoa
Journal name Theriogenology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0093-691X
Publication date 1984-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/0093-691X(84)90046-3
Volume 22
Issue 5
Start page 463
End page 472
Total pages 10
Language eng
Subject 1103 Clinical Sciences
3400 Veterinary
Abstract A study of the morphological characteristics of stallion spermatozoa was conducted at the semen laboratory of the Department of Animal Production during four breeding seasons. A total of 590 ejaculates collected from 216 stallions aged from 2 to 26 years and including 13 breeds or colour types was examined. Overall means for the spermatozoal characteristics of these stallions and the classes of head and tail abnormalities are presented and compared with results of other works. Scanning electron micrographs are included to illustrate recognised abnormalities.
Keyword fertility
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

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