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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

Although essential for artificial insemination (AI) and MOET (multiple ovulation and embryo transfer), oestrus synchronisation and superovulation are associated with increased female reproductive tract mucus production and altered sperm transport. The effects of such breeding practices on the ovine ...

Author(s)
Maddison, J. W.; Rickard, J. P.; Bernecic, N. C.; Tsikis, G.; Soleilhavoup, C.; Labas, V.; Combes-Soia, L.; Harichaux, G.; Druart, X.; Leahy, T.; Graaf, S. P. de
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Proteomics, 2017, 155, pp 1-10
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

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
Abstract

Frozen-thawed boar sperm (FTS) has reduced motility and viability compared to cooled semen. Motility of FTS is related to in vitro and in vivo fertility, but this effect has not been determined in relation to the timing of ovulation. To test the effect of variable FTS motility in a multiple-AI...

Author(s)
McNamara, K. A.; Knox, R. V.
Publisher
American Society of Animal Science, Savoy, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2013, 91, 12, pp 5637-5645
Abstract

This paper aimed at investigating the potential use of sperm DNA fragmentation (SDF) to improve the routine screening of infertility of Holstein bulls. Cryopreserved sperm samples from 201 Holstein bulls provided by an AI center were used in the analyses of SDF at 0 (SDF_0) and 6 (SDF_6) h of...

Author(s)
Karoui, S.; Díaz, C.; González-Marín, C.; Amenabar, M. E.; Serrano, M.; Ugarte, E.; Gosálvez, J.; Roy, R.; López-Fernández, C.; Carabaño, M. J.
Publisher
American Society of Animal Science, Savoy, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2012, 90, 8, pp 2437-2449
Abstract

ABEL-AZIZ, A. S., BARR, G. R., and TYLER, W. J. Empirical analysis of models for estimating heritability: 986.
ACKERMAN, R. A., THOMAS, R. O., and BUTCHER, D. F. Effects of length of dry period on production: 976-977.
ALLAIRE, F. R. Selective value of milk yield among dairy cows: 973-974.
AEAVE, C. ...

Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 1967, 50, pp 936-1017
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

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