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The number of days (DN) when hens lay fertile eggs as well as the number of fertile eggs (FN) were produced after a single artificial insemination (AI), including the two duration of fertility (DF) traits. Indeed, they are the key production performance that associates with the production cost of...

Author(s)
Gu LanTao; Jing RuoXi; Gong YanZhang; Yu Mei; Elokil, A.; Li ShiJun
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Scientific Reports, 2019, 9, 1, pp 13860
Abstract

Female birds store sperm in sperm storage tubules (SSTs) in the uterovaginal junction of their reproductive tract for days or weeks (depending on species) before fertilization. Sperm are transported from the SSTs to the infundibulum where fertilization occurs immediately after ovulation of each...

Author(s)
Hemmings, N.; Birkhead, T. R.; Brillard, J. P.; Froment, P.; Briere, S.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2015, 83, 7, pp 1174-1178
Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine the role of fatty acids for sperm survival in the sperm storage tubules (SSTs) of the hen oviduct. The mucosa tissues of uterovaginal junction (UVJ) of White Leghorn laying hens with or without artificial insemination using semen from Barred Plymouth Rock...

Author(s)
Huang, A.; Isobe, N.; Obitsu, T.; Yoshimura, Y.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2016, 85, 7, pp 1334-1342
Abstract

Avian sperm are stored in the sperm storage tubules (SSTs) of the hen oviduct for a prolonged period. However, the precise mechanisms by which sperm are kept alive in the SSTs are still not fully understood. The aim of this study was to determine whether exosomes are secreted by SST cells and play...

Author(s)
Huang, A.; Isobe, N.; Yoshimura, Y.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2017, 101, pp 135-143
Abstract

In this study, whether the secretion of the uterine fluid (UF) exerts a role in the prolongation of functional life-span of the sperm in the hen oviduct was evaluated. The sperm were subjected to upper vaginal artificial insemination (AI) in the vicinity of the utero-vaginal junction (UVJ) under...

Author(s)
Ahammad, M. U.; Miyazato, T.; Nishino, C.; Tatemoto, H.; Okura, N.; Okamoto, S.; Kawamoto, Y.; Nakada, T.
Publisher
Japan Poultry Science Association, Ibaraki, Japan
Citation
Journal of Poultry Science, 2013, 50, 1, pp 74-82
Abstract

Glycerol (GLY) and egg yolk (EY) are good cryoprotectants of avian and mammalian sperm, but in birds, they strongly inhibit the eventual fertilization of ova. Using the sperm penetration (SP-holes) assay and fertility trials, the present study investigates (1) the possible mechanism by which this...

Author(s)
Abouelezz, F. M. K.; Castaño, C.; Toledano-Díaz, A.; Esteso, M. C.; López-Sebastián, A.; Campo, J. L.; Santiago-Moreno, J.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2015, 83, 9, pp 1541-1547
Abstract

The objective of this study was to examine whether domestic fowl (Gallus domesticus) sperm undergo maturation in their capacity for survival and fertilization in the male reproductive tract. Sperm collected from the testis, epididymis and the proximal, middle and distal vas deferens were...

Author(s)
Ahammad, M. U.; Nishino, C.; Tatemoto, H.; Okura, N.; Kawamoto, Y.; Okamoto, S.; Nakada, T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2011, 128, 1/4, pp 129-136
Abstract

The objective of this study was to examine the binding potential of sperm to the epithelium of the sperm storage tubules (SST) in vitro and in vivo to assess the functional maturation of fowl sperm. Sperm from the testis, epididymis, as well as the proximal, middle and distal vas deferens were...

Author(s)
Ahammad, M. U.; Okamoto, S.; Kawamoto, Y.; Nakada, T.
Publisher
Asian-Australasian Association of Animal Production Societies, Kyunggi-do, Korea Republic
Citation
Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences, 2011, 24, 9, pp 1199-1203
Abstract

The sperm storage tubules (SST) of the turkey hen, which are located in the uterovaginal junction (UVJ) of the oviduct, maintain viable sperm for up to 10 wk after a single insemination. The mechanisms of this in vivo sperm storage are poorly understood. Our objective was to evaluate mRNA and...

Author(s)
Foye-Jackson, O. T.; Long, J. A.; Bakst, M. R.; Blomberg, L. A.; Akuffo, V. G.; Silva, M. V. B.; Guthrie, H. D.; McMurtry, J. P.
Publisher
Poultry Science Association, Savoy, USA
Citation
Poultry Science, 2011, 90, 7, pp 1539-1547
Abstract

One of the obvious differences between birds and mammals is that there is no well-defined estrous cycle or pregnancy. Birds are oviparous and the embryo must have everything it needs when the egg is laid. As a result there are significant modifications in the reproductive physiology and the anatomy ...

Author(s)
Johnson, P. A.
Publisher
Comstock Publishing Associates, Ithaca, USA
Citation
Dukes' physiology of domestic animals, 2004, Ed.12, pp 742-753

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