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Observations on semen quality of dogs in the tropics
  1. WT Wong and
  2. GK Dhaliwal

Abstract

Semen was obtained from eight mongrels and 17 purebred dogs kept in a tropical climate. The mean spermatozoal output per ejaculate was 303.6 +/- 138.2 and 602.9 +/- 466.2 million, respectively. Values for individual progressive motility, live and abnormal spermatozoa were comparable with those obtained in temperate regions. The type and frequency of spermatozoal abnormalities are illustrated.

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