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Table 1 Evaluation of semen quality based on MMS score by quantitative microscopic observation and total motility (%) by CASA

From: Bovine sperm selection procedure prior to cryopreservation for improvement of post-thawed semen quality and fertility

Sire Prefreeze processed by SSRT Control straw
Bull #1 Cooled at 4 °C MS score total motility 70% +++  87% (221/255) 60% +++  86% (278/324)
Frozen-thawed MS score total motility 50% ++  86% (278/328) 50% ++  77% (125/163)
Bull #2 Cooled at 4 °C MS score total motility 80% +++  93% (339/363) 75% +++  84% (125/148)
Frozen-thawed MS score total motility 60% ++  79% (326/412) 45% ++  68% (116/171)
  1. MS score for fresh semen of Bull #1 = 90% +++; MS score for fresh semen of Bull #2 = 90% +++