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Fifty-four adult Nigerian local cocks (18 normal, 18 frizzle, and 18 naked-neck feathered birds) aged 20 weeks old were used to determine the effect of genotype on morphometric differentiation of the reproductive organ and sperm reserve in a complete randomized design experiment. Semen was...

Author(s)
Oke, U. K.; Ihemeson, C.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2010, 22, 3, pp 53
Abstract

The sperm output and spermiogram of the normal feathered strain of 28-week old Nigerian indigenous chickens with a mean weight of 1400±200 g were evaluated following short term injections with hyaluronan (HA). Each rooster was first treated with 10 ml of normal saline (NST) intraperitonealry (i.p.) ...

Author(s)
Ajadi, T. A.; Adeyemi, W. A.
Publisher
University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Košice, Košice, Slovakia
Citation
Folia Veterinaria, 2012, 56, 1, pp 12-16
AbstractFull Text

Several reports on the semen characteristics of domestic fowl have indicated that environmental factors, breed and age significantly affect semen quality. There is, however, a paucity of data on effects of environmental factor, breed and age on semen characteristic in Thai indigenous chickens. The...

Author(s)
Sonseeda, P.; Vongpralub, T.; Laopaiboon, B.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2013, 43, 3, pp 347-352
AbstractFull Text

A study was carried out to evaluate the secondary sexual characteristics of four strains of cocks, comprising of two (2) exotics; Bovan Nera Black (BNB) and Isa Brown (ISB), one (1) improved local strain, Shika Brown (SB) and one (1) unimproved local strain, normal feathered cock (NFC). A total of...

Author(s)
Ibrahim, A. A.; Alade, N. K.; Aliyu, J.; Muhammad, A. I.
Publisher
Islamic Azad University, Rasht, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Applied Animal Science, 2014, 4, 3, pp 603-608
AbstractFull Text

This study evaluated semen quality traits of 36 roosters, comprising 18 roosters each of normal feather and naked neck Nigerian local chicken (NLC) breeds at different ages. The abdominal massage technique was used to collect semen samples from individual roosters at 28, 32, 36 and 40 weeks of age. ...

Author(s)
Adeoye, G. O.; Oleforuh-Okoleh, V. U.; Chukwuemeka, U. M.
Publisher
Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria
Citation
Agro-Science, 2017, 16, 1, pp 11-16