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Reciprocity of bio-stimulation on testicular traits and subsequent fertility of South African Mukota sows

Umesiobi Dennis Onuoha

Introduction: Bio-stimulation is the stimulus provoked by the presence of a male which induces fertility through genital stimulation or other external cues. In animals, courtship and foreplay which precede mating have reciprocal effects on sexual and reproductive milieu of both sexes. An increase in male exposure to females will also tend to evoke increases in reproductive capacity of both sexes. The study evaluated reciprocity of boar exposure on testicular characteristics an...