liu.seSearch for publications in DiVA
Change search
ReferencesLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Boar Differences In Artificial Insemination Outcomes: Can They Be Minimized?
University of Murcia, Spain.
Topigs Norsvin Research Centre BV, Netherlands.
University of Murcia, Spain.
Linköping University, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Division of Clinical Sciences. Linköping University, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-5194-2124
Show others and affiliations
2015 (English)In: Reproduction in domestic animals (1990), ISSN 0936-6768, E-ISSN 1439-0531, Vol. 50, 48-55 p.Article, review/survey (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

In Western countries, where pig breeding and production are intensive, there is a documented variability in fertility between farms with boar-related parameters only accounting to 6% of this total variation of invivo fertility. Such low boar effect could be a result of the rigorous control of sires and ejaculates yielding AI-doses exerted by the highly specialized AI-centres that monopolize the market. However, some subfertile boars pass through these rigorous controls and consequently reach the AI-programmes. Here, we discuss why testing young boars for chromosomal defects, sperm nuclear chromatin integrity and invitro fertilizing ability can be discriminative and economically sound for removing these less fertile boars. Alongside, we discuss why boars differ in the ability of their sperm to tolerate cryopreservation or sex sorting.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Wiley: 12 months , 2015. Vol. 50, 48-55 p.
National Category
Clinical Medicine
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-121144DOI: 10.1111/rda.12530ISI: 000359336500009PubMedID: 26174919OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-121144DiVA: diva2:852260
Note

Funding Agencies|European Regional Development Fund; Spanish Government (MINECO-FEDER) [AGL2012-39903]; Swedish Research Councils VR [2011-6353]; FORMAS, Stockholm, Sweden [2011-512]

Available from: 2015-09-08 Created: 2015-09-08 Last updated: 2016-04-25

Open Access in DiVA

No full text

Other links

Publisher's full textPubMed

Search in DiVA

By author/editor
Rodriguez-Martinez, Heriberto
By organisation
Division of Clinical SciencesFaculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
In the same journal
Reproduction in domestic animals (1990)
Clinical Medicine

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

Altmetric score

Total: 52 hits
ReferencesLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link