Semen collection refers to the process of obtaining semen from human males or other animals with the use of various methods, for the purposes of artificial insemination , or medical study usually in fertility clinics. Semen can be collected via masturbation  e. The best specimen is produced when a short period of 3—5 days of abstinence is observed. More prolonged period does not yield better results. For semen collection from stallions, the most common method used is an artificial vagina; after collecting semen, it is tested, diluted, then stored according to the intended use.
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Semen is collected from dogs for breeding soundness exams, as well as for artificial insemination. Semen collected for insemination can be used fresh, or can be cooled and shipped to another location. Canine semen can also be frozen, allowing long term storage. Another indication for collecting semen is to obtain prostatic fluid for culture or cytology in cases of suspected prostatic disease. Semen can be collected from most males without the need for a teaser bitch, particularly if the male has had semen collected previously. However, use of a bitch will almost certainly expedite the procedure and allow more sperm to be harvested. Ideally the teaser should be in estrus, but considering the length of the canine cycle, that is often difficult to arrange, and a friendly, non-estrus bitch will often serve the purpose.
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Some might call the collection process the best part. Your testicles are constantly producing sperm. During an ejaculation, the sperm stored in your epididymis are shot out and fresh sperm come in. It takes days to completely refill the epididymis.