Cryopreservation of oocytes would serve as an alternative to overcome the limited availability of dromedary camel oocytes and facilitate improvements in IVP techniques in this species. Viable oocytes were cultured in vitro for 30 h. Matured oocytes were fertilized with epididymal spermatozoa and then cultured in vitro in modified KSOMaa medium for 7 days.
The calf was conceived through artificial insemination. The centre used sperm stored at minus degrees Celsius that was collected from a champion stallion named Shaheen, now retired from camel racing. The principle is similar to how sperm banks work for humans.
Box No. Collection of semen with a bovine artificial vagina AV was attempted with each of 14 camels over a period of 2 years. Semen samples were evaluated, extended and cryopreserved.
E Corresponding author. Email: mherrid gmail. The object of this study was to investigate if testis germ cell transplantation TGCT into a heterologous recipient would result in donor-origin spermatogenesis in the dromedary camel.
Abdel-RaheemKhalid A. Al-Busadah and Ibrahim Albokhadaim. Immobilization stress resulted in significant decrease in both body and reproductive organs weight, sperm count, alive sperm percentage, mass motility percentage, plasma testosterone level and antioxidative stress parameters, while, it caused significant increase in adrenal gland weight, sperm abnormalities percentage, plasma glucose, corticosterone and malondialdehyde levels.
The gonadal and epididymal sperm reserves of thirty-four camels from Egypt and thirty-six imported from the Sudan were studied haemocytometrically from tissue homogenates during the months of spring and autumn. The testes and epididymides of the first group were significantly larger than those of the second. The difference between the seasons was highly significant.
In most of domestic animals, semen biology is well studied, but it is not so well studied in camelids particularly in dromedary camels. In camelids, the ejaculated semen is highly viscous, so before its evaluation and processing for preservation, it is necessary to be liquefied. Our study was designed to evaluate the effect of three different enzymes 0. Semen was collected from the six adult healthy male camels using female camel as dummy.