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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

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

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

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

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
Abstract

ANDEBSON, W. R., and FLIPSB, R. J. Origin and fatty acid composition of the glycerides in the semen of dairy bulls: 619.
ABAVE, C. W., and LABEN, R. C. Study of genetic progress in California dairy herds: 629.
BAKEB, F. N. Vital staining before Feulgen-DNA determinations on bovine spermatozoa: 636. ...

Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 1963, 46, pp 591-650

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