SEMEN COLLECTION AND EVALUATION IN MALE ANIMAL SIRES

Module Code Number

VDS 604

Number of ECTS Credits

8

Hours / Week (T P C)

2 2 3

Module Lecturer

All of teacher at the department

Year / Term

-

Type of Course

(Compulsory / Elective)

Compulsory

Pre requisites / Recommended

-

Module Contents

It contains the semen collection with different methods such as artificial vagina, electroejaculator, digital massage of penis, abdominal massage and massaging of ampulla’s ducts deferens from different species of male animals, and also includes the evaluation of semen macroscopically (volume, colour, odour and viscosity) and microscopically (mass activity, motility, speed, sperm concentration, abnormal sperm rate and live-dead sperm)

Aims and Objectives of the module

To train expert member and academic personnel who will ideally accomplish the collection of semen with different methods and techniques from male animal sires and also achieve the macroscopic and microscopic evaluation of semen, and to contribute to the animal production by reflecting these studies

Method of assessment

Theoretical expression, practical application and private conversation

Teaching Language

Turkish

Textbook /

Recommended readings

1-Bearden, H. J. and Fuquay, J. W. (1992).  Applied Animal Reproduction, 3rd Ed., Prentice Hall, New Jersey. U.S.A

2-Cole, H.H. and Cupps, P.T. (1977) Reproduction in Domestic Animals 3rd ed. Academic Press.

3-Hafez, E.S.E. (1993). Reproduction in Farm Animals. 6th Ed. Lea and Febiger, Philadelphia.

4-King, G.J. (1993). Reproduction in Domesticated Animals. Elsevier Science, Amsterdam.