AAEP Convention 2005: Optimizing Pregnancy Rates for Frozen-Thawed Semen

A major disadvantage associated with frozen-thawed semen is the fertility of the semen, which can be considerably less than fresh semen. This can be problematic when deciding how many progressively motile sperm (PMS) are needed per breeding to produce optimal pregnancy rates in mares. Elizabeth Metcalf, MS, DVM, Dipl. ACT, of Honahlee PC equine clinic in Oregon, presented her findings

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