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A simplified technique for the transfer of ovine embryos by laparoscopy
  1. WA McKelvey,
  2. JJ Robinson and
  3. RP Aitken


Embryos collected from ewes on days 5, 6 and 7 after oestrus were transferred to synchronised recipient ewes by a simple laparoscopic technique which resulted in a pregnancy rate of 75 per cent. The reduced surgical trauma and operative time have benefits in terms of animal welfare as well as for the economics of the embryo transfer industry.

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