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Background: The restriction of reproductive rights of HIV-positive couples in low-resource settings could be related to the attitudes and skills of health workers. We assessed health workers' knowledge of safer conception and their attitudes toward the reproductive rights of HIV-positive couples in ...

Author(s)
Iliyasu, Z.; Galadanci, H. S.; Zubairu, A. A.; Amole, T. G.; Sam-Agudu, N. A.; Aliyu, M. H.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Health (RSTMH), 2019, 11, 6, pp 536-544
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
AbstractFull Text

To study the effects of chicken breed and frequency of ejaculation on semen characteristics of the Nigerian indigenous (NI) and Isa White (IW) (exotic) chickens, 18 mature cocks of each of the breeds were randomly assigned to 3 ejaculation frequency groups of 6 cocks each, divided into 2 replicates ...

Author(s)
Mkpughe, J. I.; Bratte, L.
Publisher
Pashupati Foundation India, Rishikesh, India
Citation
International Journal of Livestock Research, 2015, 5, 4, pp 42-50
Abstract

Testicular sizes of animals are important for identification of those with adequate sperm production. The aim of this study was to define the testicular and related size estimates that would be associated with optimal cauda epididymal sperm counts (ESC) in Sahel goats based on postmortem...

Author(s)
Abba, Y.; Igbokwe, I. O.
Publisher
Hindawi Publishing Corporation, New York, USA
Citation
Veterinary Medicine International, 2015, 2015, pp Article ID 357519
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Semen characteristics and spermatozoa morphological analysis were determined in twenty sexually matured domesticated African greater cane rats (Thryonomys swinderianus, Temminick). Semen was collected from the cane rats using the electroejaculation method followed by orchidectomy using open...

Author(s)
Olukole, S. G.; Oyeyemi, M. O.; Oke, B. O.
Publisher
Animal Production Research Centre (APRC) Nitra, Lužianky, Slovakia
Citation
Slovak Journal of Animal Science, 2014, 47, 3, pp 125-131
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
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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 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...

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

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