Acta Vet. Brno 2022, 91: 355-361

https://doi.org/10.2754/avb202291040355

Efficiency of Ringer B. Braun solution on stallion epididymal sperm motility and viability compared to the commercial extender within 72 hours of storage

Anna Ellung Lehmann, Lina Anskiene, Jurate Sabeckiene, Neringa Sutkeviciene

Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Veterinary Academy, Kaunas, Lithuania

Received November 19, 2021
Accepted October 10, 2022

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