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Studies on deep-freezing of boar semen. V. The effect of honey-yolk diluent on the viability of frozen boar spermatozoa

Bamba, K.; Kojima, Y.; Iida, I.

Japanese Journal of Zootechnical Science 39(10): 415-421


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Boar spermatozoa were frozen in a honey + egg yolk diluent composed of 75% by volume of a honey solution and 25% of fresh egg yolk. The optimum honey concentration in the water was 10%, and the addition of glycerol (1.5 or 3%) to the diluent gave improved motility after thawing the spermatozoa.

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