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Artificial insemination (AI) is the single most important assisted reproductive technique devised to facilitate the genetic improvement of livestock. In the swine industry, it has broadly replaced natural service over the last number of decades which has been made possible by the high pregnancy...

Author(s)
Fair, S.; Romero-Aguirregomezcorta, J.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2019, 137, pp 15-22
Abstract

The ability to produce viable progeny is a complex trait, involving both male and female components. In poultry, mating ratios are usually 1 male to 6 to 12 females. Consequently, the impact of male reproductive failure is much greater than that for a female. In this study, the genetic...

Author(s)
Wolc, A.; Arango, J.; Settar, P.; Fulton, J. E.; O'Sullivan, N. P.; Dekkers, J. C. M.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Poultry Science, 2019, 98, 7, pp 2729-2733
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The success of artificial breeding program depends largely on the reproductive performance of males. Male performance can vary with season and age impacting on quality and quantity of semen collected for artificial insemination purposes and therefore fertility of inseminated females. We examined...

Author(s)
Bonato, M.; Malecki, I. A.; Rybnik-Trzaskowska, P. K.; Cornwallis, C. K.; Cloete, S. W. P.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2014, 151, 1/2, pp 49-55
Abstract

Effects of breed and lay number on seminal characteristics as well as fertility and hatchability of eggs collected from caged geese by assigned mating between ganders and dams with artificial insemination were investigated. In trail 1, a total of 56 ganders and 128 dams on the first lay with...

Author(s)
Chang ShenChang; Lin MinJung; Wu KwoChin; Jea YuShine; Fan YangKwang
Publisher
Chinese Society of Animal Science, Pingtung, Taiwan
Citation
Journal of the Chinese Society of Animal Science, 2008, 37, 3, pp 175-185
Abstract

Artificial insemination with cooled semen is routine in equids because of its good fertility rates and relatively low costs. In several donkey breeds, especially in restricted populations, the use of cooled semen could be seen as the best way of improving reproductive performance and avoiding...

Author(s)
Contri, A.; Amicis, I. de; Veronesi, M. C.; Faustini, M.; Robbe, D.; Carluccio, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2010, 120, 1/4, pp 136-141
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ARAVE, C. W., and LAMB, R. C. Relationship between a dairy cattle production index and genotype at the serum transferrin and four milk protein loci: 666.
ARORA, K. K., and FREEMAN, A. E. Environmental correlation between paternal half-sibs for milk and milk fat production: 655.
BATRA, T. R.,...

Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 1970, 53, pp 631-688
Abstract

ABPLANALP, H. Inbreeding for genetic improvement of poultry: 1777.
ANDRADE, A. N., and CARSON, J. R. Methods of debeaking and future performance of S.C.W.L. pullets: 1778.
ATKINSON, R. L., BRADLEY, J. W., and QUISENBERRY, J. H. Delaying sexual maturity of turkey hens by use of drugs: 1780.
BAKER,...

Citation
Poultry Science, 1969, 48, pp 1777-1894
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Author(s)
Polge, C.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Animal Breeding Abstracts, 1956, 24, 3, pp 209-217
Abstract

AKINS, E. L., LTJDWICK, T. M., RICKARD, H. E., RADER, E. R., and ETGEN, W. M. Association of certain type evaluations and type scores of first-lactation Holstein females: 748. ALMQTJIST, J. O., AMANN, R. P., and O'DELL, W. T. Sperm reserves of dairy bulls as determined by depletion trials and...

Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 1958, 41, pp 701-751

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