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The aim of this research is to analyse the semen of different breeds of rabbits and to determine the effects of age, breed, sire, generation and body weight on the ejaculate characteristics of rabbit bucks. Twenty rabbit bucks comprising of three breeds (New-Zealand White 8, Chinchilla 6 and...

Akpa, G. N.; Yahaya, H. K.; Martin, U. C.
Maxwell Scientific Organization, Birmingham, UK
International Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 2012, 4, 3, pp 191-194
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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. ...

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