Effects of sperm stressors on sperm epigenetics and subsequent embryo development in cattle

01 May 2019 → 31 October 2019
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Animal genetics
    • Epigenetics
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Andrology
    • Reproductive medicine
    • Andrology
    • Reproductive medicine
    • Andrology
    • Reproductive medicine
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Agricultural animal husbandry
    • Veterinary genetics
Public health and epidemiology Agriculture related to animal husbandry dairying livestock Epigenetics and gene regulation Conservation biology ecology genetics
Project description

At present, breeding companies are having concerns about the possible impact of natural heat stress on animal fertility. The goal of our project is to address those concerns and to determine the effects of increased temperature on bull fertility.