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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. ...

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
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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
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This preliminary study was carried out with 6 local turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) by collecting semen from 2 toms and insemination into 4 hen. The semen collection was achieved by the method of abdominal massage. It was evaluated based on volume, mass motility, live-dead-ratio and sperm...

Author(s)
Yahaya, M. S.; Umaru, M. A.; Aliyu, A.
Publisher
Sokoto Journal of Veterinary Sciences, Sokoto, Nigeria
Citation
Sokoto Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2013, 11, 2, pp 67-70
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
Abstract

Breed and seasonal influence on testicular morphometry, Gonadal Sperm Reserves (GSR), Extragonadal Sperm Reserves (ESR) was investigated in the barred Plymouth rock and the Nigerian indigenous breeds of the domestic fowl. Twenty sexually matured birds per breed were studied in the four seasons of...

Author(s)
Orlu, E. E.; Egbunike, G. N.
Publisher
ANSInet, Asian Network for Scientific Information, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 2010, 13, 3, pp 120-125
Abstract

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
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The effect of frequency of semen collection on the ejaculate quality of three phenotypes of local cocks was studied using 45 cocks, comprising 15 naked-neck (NN), 15 frizzle (FR) and 15 normal feathered (NF) cocks. Three sub-groups were created from each phenotype, each having five cocks. These...

Author(s)
Onukwufor, J. O.; Ezekwe, A. G.
Publisher
Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Abia State, Nigeria
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment, 2007, 9, 1, pp 76-84