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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
Abstract

This study was conducted to investigate the effect of D-Aspartic acid (D-Asp) on post-thawed sperm quality, fertility and hatchability outcomes in male broiler breeders. Twenty 55-week-old roosters were selected and equally split into four groups (n=5 rooster/group). Different daily D-Asp doses...

Author(s)
Ansari, M.; Zhandi, M.; Kohram, H.; Zaghari, M.; Sadeghi, M.; Sharafi, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2017, 92, pp 69-74
Abstract

The turkey industry relies totally on artificial insemination to continue and improve production. If something compromises the insemination process, such as contaminated semen, it becomes a detrimental loss to the industry. Bacteria have been found in broiler breeder males to reduce sperm motility. ...

Author(s)
Triplett, M. D.; Parker, H. M.; McDaniel, C. D.; Kiess, A. S.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Poultry Science, 2016, 95, 8, pp 1918-1926
Abstract

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
Abstract

Six lots each consisting of 9 Broad Breasted Bronze turkey hens were artificially inseminated during the 1950 breeding season. In the first 2 lots semen was undiluted; in the other 4, a synthetic diluent containing 60 mg. % fructose was used at 0, 24, 48 and 72 hrs. after collection. Mean hatch of...

Author(s)
MORAVEC, D. F.; MUSSEHL, F. E.; PACE, D. M.
Citation
Poultry Science, 1954, 33, pp 1126-1129

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