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- Kohama, N., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Theriogenology 2018 v.114 pp. 54-62
- Wagyu; beef bulls; blood; blood sampling; inhibin; insulin-like growth factor I; puberty; semen; sperm motility; spermatozoa; testes; testosterone
- ... The relationships between semen abnormalities and peripheral concentrations of testicular and metabolic hormones in beef bulls are unclear. Here we compared plasma insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I), insulin-like peptide 3 (INSL3), testosterone, inhibin concentrations, and scrotal circumferences surrounding puberty in Japanese Black beef bulls (n = 66) with normal or abnormal semen. We collected ...