Assessment of body and scrotal thermoregulation and semen quality of hair sheep rams throughout the year in a tropical environment.

The present study was carried out to assess the capacity of Morada Nova (MON) and Santa Inês (SIN) hair sheep breeds to maintain homeothermy and its relation with semen quality in a tropical climate. Sixteen rams (MON=7 and SIN=9) were assessed for 12 months. During summer and spring, the Temperatur...

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Access type:openAccess
Publication Date:2018
Main Author: KAHWAGE, P. R.
Other Authors: ESTEVES, S. N., JACINTO, M. A. C., BARIONI JUNIOR, W., MACHADO, R., ROMANELLO, N., PASSERI, L. F., MENDONÇA, K. L. de, GARCIA, A. R.
Document type: Other Article
Language:eng
Published: Small Ruminant Research, v. 160, p. 72-80, 2018.
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Online Access:http://www.alice.cnptia.embrapa.br/alice/handle/doc/1095409
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.smallrumres.2018.01.015
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