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Dealing with low volume

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Dealing with low volume

Postby smoky » Thu May 09, 2013 2:36 pm

Our stallion last year started out the season with 30 ml of gel free ejaculate but would stay in that 45-60 ml after a few times of collecting him.

This year he is at that 20 ml range and is lucky if we get 30ml. Concentration has been good and under microscope everything looks great. He is running in that 900-1000 mil/mL range.

Is there anything we can do to help him increase volume? Should we even worry about the volume since he is packing a punch with his concentration?

Thoughts?
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Re: Dealing with low volume

Postby Jos » Thu May 09, 2013 8:14 pm

Low volume is desirable as long as concentration and total sperm numbers are high enough. Be happy!! :D

Low volume means less seminal plasma, which is toxic to sperm.
We're always happy to try and help, but don't forget to check the articles section
of the website too, which has a search engine to help you look for answers!
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