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Juan Romano

Professor of Food Animal Theriogenology


Phone: (979) 845-3541

Mailstop: 4475

Department: VLCS

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Estrous synchronization protocols. Endocrine profiles of estrous cycle in ruminants. Protocols of freezing semen. Embryo transfer in ruminants. Artificial insemination in large and small ruminants (vaginal, cervical and intrauterine). Pregnancy specific proteins of pregnancy. Pregnancy loss in ruminants

Additional Education

Laboratoire pour le Contrôle des Reproducteurs, Paris – France, Ruminant Reproduction, 1986-1987; National Livestock Breeding Center – Fukushima – Japan, Advanced Technology in Cattle Reproduction, 1991; Resident in Food Animal Theriogenology, Texas A&M University, 1998-2000


Animal reproduction. Theriogenology in large and small ruminants.


  • Ph.D. Animal Science-Physiology of Reproduction, Texas A&M University 2004
  • M.S. Theriogenology, University of Minnesota 1998
  • D.V.M., Facultad de Veterinaria - Universidad del Uruguay 1985


  • Diplomate, American College of Theriogenologists
  • Texas Veterinary Medical Specialty License: 0140-S

Scholarly Interests

Reproduction in Large and Small ruminants. Assisted Reproductive Technologies. Reproductive management in ruminants.


Onset of prostaglandin F-2α luteolytic action on estrous cycle in goats
Romano, J.E., Alkar, A., Amstalden, M.
Theriogenology. 2017 95:45-50.
Is per rectum palpation for pregnancy diagnosis deleterious for the conceptus? New information about an old quandary
Romano J.E.
Clinical Theriogenology. 2016 8:435-443.
Continuous presence of male on estrus onset, estrus duration and ovulation in estrus synchronized Boer goats.
Romano, J.E., Alkar, A., Fuentes-Hernández, V., Amstalden, M.
Theriogenology. 2016 85:1323-1327.
Effect of early pregnancy diagnosis by per rectum amniotic sac palpation on pregnancy loss, calving rates, and abnormalities in newborn dairy calves
Romano, J.E., Bryan, K., Ramos, R., Velez, J., Pinedo, P
Theriogenology. 2016 85:419-427.
Effect of copulation on estrus duration and ovulation time in goats
Romano, J.E., Alkar, A., Amstalden, M
Theriogenology. 2016 85:330-334.
Sperm DNA assays and their relationship to sperm motility and morphology in bulls (Bos Taurus)
Serafini, R., Romano, J.E., Varner, D.D., Di Palo, R., Love, C.C.
Animal Reproduction Science. 2015 159:77-86.
Monosomy 59, X in cattle: a case report
Romano, J.E., Raussdepp, T., Mulon, P.Y., Villadóniga, G.B
Animal Reproduction Science. 2015 156:83-90.
Effects of early pregnancy diagnosis by palpation of amniotic sac per rectum on pregnancy loss in dairy cattle
Romano, J.E., Fahning, M.L.
Journal of American Veterinary Medical Association. 2013 243:1462-1467.
Effects of early pregnancy diagnosis by palpation per rectum on pregnancy loss in dairy cattle.
Romano JE, Thompson JA, Kraemer DC, Westhusin ME, Tomaszweski MA, Forrest DW
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2011 239(5):668-73.
Rapid and sensitive detection of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in bovine milk and feces by a combination of immunomagnetic bead separation-conventional PCR and real-time PCR.
Khare S, Ficht TA, Santos RL, Romano J, Ficht AR, Zhang S, Grant IR, Libal M, Hunter D, Adams LG
J Clin Microbiol. 2004 42(3):1075-81.

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