Thread: Low sperm count
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Old July 21st, 2009, 10:05 AM
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I'm still not sure I understand. Basically you've got AI, which is simply inserting sperm into the uterus/reproductive tract and hoping it meets the egg(s) or you've got in vitro, which is the combo of surgically removing eggs from the female, fertilizing them with viable sperm from the male, and surgically implanting fertilized eggs back into the female. I don't think they do that for dogs, and if they did it would cost you a fortune (10's of thousands of dollars and no guarrantees). I would have to say that if you're having to go through all these lengths, it's time to find a new male for the breeding stock...this isn't something you'd want to perpetuate in a healthy line.
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