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CABI Book Chapter

Animal andrology: theories and applications.

Book cover for Animal andrology: theories and applications.


This book contains 19 chapters that discuss theoretical and applied andrology for domestic, zoo and wild animals. Topics include semen and its constituents; sperm production and harvest; determinants of sperm morphology; sperm preparation for fertilization; practical aspects of semen cryopreservation; evaluation of semen in the andrology laboratory; genetic aspects of male reproduction; emerging t...

Chapter 9 (Page no: 197)

Applied andrology in chickens and turkeys.

This chapter discusses the main aspects of male reproductive biology, semen evaluation and semen storage in chickens and turkeys, with emphasis on the unique attributes of avian reproductive biology.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) Semen and its constituents. Author(s): Setchell, B. P.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 11) Sperm production and its harvest. Author(s): Berndtson, W. E.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 34) Determinants of sperm morphology. Author(s): Kaya, A. Birler, S. Enwall, L. Memili, E.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 57) Sperm preparation for fertilization. Author(s): Gadella, B. M.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 76) Fundamental and practical aspects of semen cryopreservation. Author(s): Holt, W. V. Penfold, L. M.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 100) Evaluation of semen in the andrology laboratory. Author(s): Lorton, S. P.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 144) Genetic aspects of male reproduction. Author(s): Chenoweth, P. J. McPherson, F. J.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 177) Applied small animal andrology. Author(s): Kustritz, M. V. R.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 226) Applied andrology in sheep, goats and selected cervids. Author(s): Sathe, S. Shipley, C. F.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 254) Applied andrology in horses. Author(s): Ball, B. A.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 297) Applied andrology in cattle (Bos taurus). Author(s): Brito, L. F. C.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 352) Applied andrology in cattle (Bos indicus). Author(s): Chacón, J.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 380) Applied andrology in water buffalo. Author(s): Andrabi, S. M. H.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 404) Applied andrology in swine. Author(s): Althouse, G. C.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 418) Applied andrology in camelids. Author(s): Tibary, A. Pearson, L. K. Anouassi, A.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 450) Applied andrology in endangered, exotic and wildlife species. Author(s): Spindler, R. Keeley, T. Satake, N.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 474) Male animal contraception. Author(s): Norman, S. T. Collop, T. M.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 509) Semen evaluation and handling: emerging techniques and future development. Author(s): Rodriguez-Martinez, H.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2014
  • ISBN
  • 9781780643168
  • Record Number
  • 20143171297