*Corresponding author:SA Lone, Animal Reproduction, Gynecology & Obstetrics, ICAR- National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, 132001, Haryana, India
Received: September 22, 2017 Published: October 05, 2017
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Breeding soundness evaluation (BSE) of bull is an easy, cheap, and an essential tool for the cow-calf operation. BSE reduces risk, improves, strategic bull usage, fertility of herd and economics. A field practitioner can play an important role in achievement of whole potential of BSE by performing it properly. A properly performed BSE should include the use of Society for Theriogenology based standards and a systematic protocol by the practitioner. Proper Semen evaluation is an important component of the BSE. Competent physical/reproductive exams and appropriate semen evaluations can contribute greatly to the fertility and economics of individual herds as well as understanding of factors which affect fertility.
Keywords : Bull; Breeding Soundness; Semen Quality