A. Lange-Consiglio, A. Meucci and F. Cremonesi*
Università degli Studi di Milano, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Health, Animal Science and Food Safety, Large Animal Hospital, Reproduction Unit, 6 Via dell'Università, I-26900 Lodi, Italy
The aim of this study was to assess the effect on boar spermatozoa quality of in vitro storage in short and long-term extenders by fluorescent multiple staining (FMS) and computer assisted semen analyzer (CASA). Fresh ejaculates from three healthy, sexually mature boars were diluted with equal volumes of six short-term or three long-term commercial extenders and stored at
Keywords: Boar, CASA, Fluorescent staining, Motility, Semen storage.
Cite this paper:
Lange-Consiglio, A., Meucci, A. and Cremonesi, F. 2013. Fluorescent multiple staining and CASA system to assess boar sperm viability and membranes integrity in short and long-term extenders. Open Vet. J. 3(1), 21-35.