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Artificial insemination is commonly used in breeder farms to stabilize fertility. Hens are able to store sperm for a long time and remain fertile, so that they can extend the chicken insemination interval, and thus achieve better economic benefits. In this paper, dwarf brown-shell laying hens were...

Author(s)
Li LiXia; Ning ZhongHua
Publisher
Editorial Board on China Poultry, Jiangsu, China
Citation
China Poultry, 2017, 39, 18, pp 7-10
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Morphological characteristics of turkey Meleagris gallopavo semen were recorded and hatchability percentages of the artificially inseminated hens were assessed. To study the effect of natural mating on hatchability 15 (3♂, 12♀) M. gallopavo were randomly selected, were kept separately and were...

Author(s)
Irfan; Arshad Javid; Muhammad Ashraf; Athar Mahmud; Muhammad Altaf; Hussain, S. M.; Muhammad Shahbaz; Iqbal, K. J.
Publisher
Zoological Society of Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 2018, 50, 2, pp 763-766
Abstract

Background: Avian leukosis virus (ALV) is one of the main causes of tumour development within the poultry industry in China. The subgroup J avian leukosis viruses (ALV-J), which induce erythroblastosis and myelocytomatosis, have the greatest pathogenicity and transmission ability within this class...

Author(s)
Li Yang; Cui Shuai; Li WeiHua; Wang YiXin; Cui ZhiZhong; Zhao Peng; Chang Shuang
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2017, 13, 204, pp (29 June 2017)
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of dietary n-3:n-6 fatty acid (FA) ratios and vitamin E (vitE) on the semen quality, FA composition, hormonal responses, and reproductive performance of aged roosters. Thirty-six Ross broiler breeder roosters were assigned to a 3×2 factorial...

Author(s)
Asl, R. S.; Shariatmadari, F.; Sharafi, M.; Torshizi, M. A. K.; Shahverdi, A.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Poultry Science, 2018, 97, 11, pp 4113-4121
Abstract

Glycerol is a least toxic and most effective cryoprotectant for cryopreservation of poultry semen, but due to its contraceptive properties removal of glycerol is usually needed prior to artificial insemination. Dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO), a small amphiphilic molecule used as penetrating...

Author(s)
Rakha, B. A.; Ansari, M. S.; Akhter, S.; Zafar, Z.; Naseer, A.; Hussain, I.; Blesbois, E.; Santiago-Moreno, J.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2018, 122, pp 61-67
Abstract

Avian semen cryopreservation is not as successful as that seen in mammals. This failure is mostly attributed to unique physiological characteristics of poultry semen that make it susceptible to cryo-damages. Utilization of sublethal oxidative stress for preconditioning of sperm, as an innovative...

Author(s)
Feyzi, S.; Sharafi, M.; Rahimi, S.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Poultry Science, 2018, 97, 7, pp 2582-2590
Abstract

Beneficial effects of Hyaluronic acid (HA) has not been yet assessed for cryopreservation of rooster sperm. This study was conducted to evaluate the effects of different concentrations of HA (0, 1, 2, 4 and 8 mM) in Beltsville extender on the cryopreservation of rooster sperm. Semen samples were...

Author(s)
Lotfi, S.; Mehri, M.; Sharafi, M.; Masoudi, R.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2017, 184, pp 204-210
Abstract

The practice of artificial insemination is widely utilized in poultry; and this requires a broad use of semen storage techniques to prevent the reduction of fertilizing ability of stored semen. The antioxidant activity of palmitoleic acid with in vitro experiments has been shown. The present study...

Author(s)
Rad, H. M.; Eslami, M.; Ghanie, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2016, 165, pp 38-45
Abstract

Liquid storage of avian spermatozoa is currently being employed in programs utilizing the artificial insemination to optimize the management of genetically superior males. It is mandatory to use efficient semen storage techniques in order to prevent the reduction of the fertilizing ability of...

Author(s)
Eslami, M.; Ghaniei, A.; Rad, H. M.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Poultry Science, 2016, 95, 6, pp 1418-1424
Abstract

This experiment was conducted to study the effects of egg yolk plasma (10%, 15% and 20%), soybean lecithin (0.5%, 1% and 1.5%) and whole egg yolk (WEY) (control) on post-thawed sperm quality, hatchability and fertility outcomes. In experiment 1, sperm motility, abnormalities, membrane integrity,...

Author(s)
Mehdipour, M.; Kia, H. D.; Moghaddam, G.; Hamishehkar, H.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2018, 116, pp 89-94

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