EFFECTS OF FREEZING ON SPERM VELOCITY IN FOUR DIFFERENT AGE GROUPS OF JERMASIA BUCK

Article Id: ARCC094 | Page : 54-57
Citation :- EFFECTS OF FREEZING ON SPERM VELOCITY IN FOUR DIFFERENT AGE GROUPS OF JERMASIA BUCK.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2013.(47):54-57
N.H. Hashida*, M.N.K. Nor Ashikin1, M.Z. Khaironizam and R.B. Abdullah nhhpasum@um.edu.my
Address : Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur.

Abstract

The present study was undertaken to investigate the effects of freezing on sperm velocity in four different age groups (young: tender (TCAYE) was added to semen samples and cryopreserved using a programmable freezer prior to plunging into liquid nitrogen (-196oC). The fresh extended and frozen-thawed semen were subjected to computer automated semen analyzer (CASA) for sperm velocity evaluation. Fresh extended sperm in mature age group showed significantly highest values for average path velocity (VAP) 76.73±1.24µm/s, straight line velocity (VSL) 55.30±1.05µm/s, curvilinear velocity (VCL) 144.31±2.38µm/s, amplitude of lateral head displacement (ALH) 6.59±0.10µm and beat cross frequency (BCF) 39.59±0.36Hz as compared to young, old and very old age groups of buck (P

Keywords

Age Buck Computer automated semen analyzer (CASA) Goat Semen freezing.

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