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The aim of this study was to evaluate the in vitro and in vivo quality of frozen-thawed sperm obtained from the Combatiente Español avian breed, with sperm having previously been diluted in N-methylacetamide (NMA). Experimental groups were established: fresh control semen (C); semen diluted without ...

Author(s)
Pérez-Marín, C. C.; Arando, A.; Mora, C.; Cabello, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2019, 208, pp 106111
Abstract

Among the reproductive biotechnologies needed to improve Japanese quail conservation and valorization, optimized conditions of semen methodologies including sampling, treatment, and artificial insemination are a prerequisite. However, they have been poorly developed due to specific physiological...

Author(s)
Thélie, A.; Grasseau, I.; Grimaud-Jottreau, I.; Seigneurin, F.; Blesbois, E.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2019, 139, pp 98-105
Abstract

Reproductive performance in aged broiler breeder roosters is not desirable. The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of dietary flaxseed oil and vitamin E on the semen parameters, hormonal profiles, fatty acid analysis of sperm, and fertility performance of aged roosters. Twenty four...

Author(s)
Zanussi, H. P.; Shariatmadari, F.; Sharafi, M.; Ahmadi, H.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2019, 130, pp 41-48
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to investigate the beneficial effects of reduced glutathione (GSH) for cryopreservation of rooster semen. In experiment 1, semen samples were collected from 15 roosters and diluted in the Lake extender that contained various concentrations of GSH as follows: Lake...

Author(s)
Masoudi, R.; Sharafi, M.; Shahneh, A. Z.; Khodaei-Motlagh, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2019, 128, pp 149-155
Abstract

Glycerol is a least toxic and most effective cryoprotectant for cryopreservation of poultry semen, but due to its contraceptive properties removal of glycerol is usually needed prior to artificial insemination. Dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO), a small amphiphilic molecule used as penetrating...

Author(s)
Rakha, B. A.; Ansari, M. S.; Akhter, S.; Zafar, Z.; Naseer, A.; Hussain, I.; Blesbois, E.; Santiago-Moreno, J.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2018, 122, pp 61-67
Abstract

Egg yolk is used as a cryoprotectant in semen preservation. However, its composition varies according to the species which may influence its effectiveness during the freeze-thaw process. Therefore, study was conducted to identify the optimum level of pigeon egg yolk (PEY) in Tris citric acid (TCA)...

Author(s)
Akhter, S.; Rakha, B. A.; Ansari, M. S.; Iqbal, S.; Khalid, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2018, 119, pp 137-142
Abstract

This experiment was conducted to study the effects of egg yolk plasma (10%, 15% and 20%), soybean lecithin (0.5%, 1% and 1.5%) and whole egg yolk (WEY) (control) on post-thawed sperm quality, hatchability and fertility outcomes. In experiment 1, sperm motility, abnormalities, membrane integrity,...

Author(s)
Mehdipour, M.; Kia, H. D.; Moghaddam, G.; Hamishehkar, H.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2018, 116, pp 89-94
Abstract

The aim of the present study was the establishment of an effective protocol for cryopreservation of psittacine semen. Therefore, pooled semen samples of 30 cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus) were diluted with modified Lake diluent (1:4), partitioned into four equal parts. Three portions were mixed...

Author(s)
Schneider, H.; Fischer, D.; Failing, K.; Ehling, C.; Meinecke-Tillmann, S.; Wehrend, A.; Lierz, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2018, 110, pp 8-17
Abstract

Chrysin is a bioflavonoid compound found in passion flower, chamomile, propolis and honey at high levels. Post-thawed sperm quality and fertility of Chrysin-fed roosters were assessed in this study. Twenty 40-week-old male broiler breeders were randomly divided into four groups and fed basal diet...

Author(s)
Zhandi, M.; Ansari, M.; Roknabadi, P.; Shahneh, A. Z.; Sharafi, M.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 2017, 52, 6, pp 1004-1010
Abstract

Having antioxidant and androgenic effects, Chrysin was orally administrated to roosters and reproductive performance including sperm quality and fatty acid composition, testis index, fertility and hatchability rates as well as blood testosterone concentration were assessed. Twenty eight 40-week-old ...

Author(s)
Altawash, A. S. A.; Shahneh, A. Z.; Moravej, H.; Ansari, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2017, 104, pp 72-79

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