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Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Semen: cryopreservation

Contributor(s): John Dascanio, Graham Munroe, Vetstream Ltd, Elaine Watson

Introduction

  • Cryopreservation of semen is a growing facility in equine stud medicine.
  • It increases the flexibility of a stallion that may be competing during a stud season and allows for international utilization of genetic material without transporting the stallion.
  • Preservation at temperatures (-196°C) where spermatozoa can be stored indefinitely.

Requirements

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Preparation

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Procedure

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Aftercare

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Outcomes

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Further Reading

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