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A synthetic strain of ducks (Anas platyrhynchos) was developed by introducing genes for long duration of fertility to be used as mother of mule ducklings and a seven-generation selection experiment was conducted to increase the number of fertile eggs after a single artificial insemination (AI) with ...

Author(s)
Liu, H. C.; Huang, J. F.; Lee, S. R.; Liu, H. L.; Hsieh, C. H.; Huang, C. W.; Huang, M. C.; Tai, C.; Poivey, J. P.; Rouvier, R.; Cheng, Y. S.
Publisher
Asian-Australasian Association of Animal Production Societies, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences, 2015, 28, 5, pp 605-611
Abstract

Ducks (common, Muscovy and mule ducks) are the third most important bird species in animal production for human consumption worldwide. Our study aimed to improve the efficiency of mule duck breeding, thus contributing to the efficiency of food production in general. In the common duck, females can...

Author(s)
Brun, J. M.; Mialon, M. M.; Sellier, N.; Brillard, J. P.; Rouvier, R.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2012, 6, 11, pp 1731-1737
Abstract

A 12-generation selection experiment involving a selected line (S) and a control line (C) has been conducted since 1992 with the aim of increasing the number of fertile eggs laid by the Brown Tsaiya duck after a single artificial insemination (AI) with pooled Muscovy semen. On average, 28.9% of the ...

Author(s)
Cheng YuShin; Rouvier Roger; Liu HsiaoLung; Huang ShangChi; Huang YuChia; Liao ChungWen; Tai JuiJaneLiu; Tai Chein; Poivey, J. P.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Genetics, Selection, Evolution, 2009, 41, 32, pp (31 March 2009)