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Evaluation of Extended Boar Semen after Glass Wool Filtration

Glass Wool Filtration 후 돼지정액의 평가

  • Kang, Tae-Young (College of Veterinary Medicine, Jeju National University)
  • 강태영 (제주대학교 수의과대학)
  • Accepted : 2015.01.28
  • Published : 2015.02.28

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to select high-quality boar semen after the glass wool filtration of extended boar semen. After collecting boar semen, its concentration, morphology, viability, and motility were examined according the glass wool's height and time. After glass wool filtration, the sperm concentration decreased, but the proportion of normal sperms and the sperm viability increased. Nevertheless, the sperm motility showed no changes. The above results showed that the glass wool filtration of boar semen is a method of obtaining sperms with relatively low abnormal rates and high viabilities.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : Jeju National University

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