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The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of dietary organic selenium on the turkey semen during storage. Twenty males (BUT, Big 6, 40 weeks of age) were divided into control (n=10) and experimental group (n=10). The turkeys in the both groups were fed with a commercial diet...

Dimitrov, S. G.; Atanasov, V. K.; Surai, P. F.; Denev, S. A.
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Animal Reproduction Science, 2007, 100, 3/4, pp 311-317
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Semen quality and semen storage.

Poultry semen quality and semen storage respectively can be considered in terms of the intrinsic components of spermatozoa and seminal plasma and their properties, and of the oviducal sperm-storage systems and their regulation. However, the focus of this chapter is on the technologies for assessing ...

Wishart, G. J.
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933753)
Book chapter; Conference paper
AbstractFull Text

Cryopreservation of domestic animal spermatozoa has been widely used for artificial insemination and egg yolk is one of the most commonly used cryoprotectants during the freezing-thawing process. The aim of the present study was to compare the effectiveness of different duck egg yolk (DEY)...

El-Shamaa, I.; El-Seify, E.; Hussein, A.; El-Sherbieny, M.; El-Sharawy, M.
University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
Scientific Papers, Series D. Animal Science, 2012, 55, pp 109-113

The addition of chicken egg yolk to semen extenders is thought to reduce the fertilizing potential of rooster spermatozoa - but not (or at least not as much) that of other avian species. The aim of the present study was to determine whether quail egg yolk, a novel extender additive, provides...

Santiago-Moreno, J.; Castaño, C.; Toledano-Díaz, A.; Coloma, M. A.; López-Sebastián, A.; Prieto, M. T.; Campo, J. L.
Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA
Cryobiology, 2012, 65, 3, pp 230-234
AbstractFull Text

The glycerol (G; 11%; v:v) is a cryoprotectant which offers good results for the cryopreservation of local breed rooster sperm. In this study the in vitro quality and fertilizing ability of fresh and cryopreserved sperm processed with two different dilution rates (DR; 1:2,6 and 1:22) for the G...

Fajardo, A.; Tomás, C.; Blanch, E.; Gómez, E. A.; Casares-Crespo, L.; Sansano, S.; Giménez, I.; Mocé, E.
Asociación Interprofesional para el Desarrollo Agrario, Zaragoza, Spain
XVI Jornadas sobre Producción Animal, 19 y 20 de mayo de 2015, Zaragoza, España. Tomo I & II, 2015, pp 367-369

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