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In birds, after natural mating or artificial insemination (AI), sperms are transported through cloaca or vagina at the utero-vaginal junction (UVJ) of oviduct. Only 1% of the deposited sperm passes through the selection process in the vagina to reach the UVJ. In the UVJ, sperm enter the tubular...

Author(s)
Khillare, G. S.; Sastry, K. V. H.; Agrawal, R.; Prakash, A.; Mohan, J.; Singh, R. P.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
World's Poultry Science Journal, 2018, 74, 1, pp 35-44
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

Located at the anterior end of the turkey hen's vagina are numerous discrete tubular invaginations of the surface epithelium, collectively referred to as the sperm storage tubules (SSTs). After mating or artificial insemination, sperm ascend the vagina, enter the SSTs, and over the ensuing days and ...

Author(s)
Bakst, M. R.; Bauchan, G.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2015, 83, 9, pp 1438-1444
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

Using semen exhibiting vigourous motility and diluted twofold, it was found that, as far as fertility during the first 6 days after insemination is concerned, a dose as small as about 25 million spermatozoa per insemination can at times give results which are almost as good as those obtained with...

Author(s)
Schindler, H.; Nahari, U.; Born-stein, S.
Citation
Israel Journal of Agricultural Research, 1963, 13, pp 155-162
Abstract

In the 1st of 3 experiments, 3 ova (controls), recovered from the magnum of artificially inseminated $ 9 killed 85 min after oviposition, were cultured in vitro for 24 hr; 2 of the 3 were fertile. In the 2nd experiment, 5 ova (negative controls), recovered from the infundibulum of unmated ♀♀ killed ...

Author(s)
Howarth, B., Jr.; Palmer, M. B.
Citation
Journal of Reproduction and Fertility, 1972, 28, pp 443-445
Abstract

The Israeli poultry industry is much influenced by American experience. American stock is largely used, and feeding and disease control are on American lines. About 40% of the laying hens are kept in batteries, and artificial insemination is carried out on a large scale. An account is given of the...

Author(s)
Van Weerden, E. J.; Van Der Wal, P.
Citation
Tijdschrift voor Diergeneeskunde, 1962, 87, pp 1368-1376
Abstract

EXAMINATION of mucus scrapings from the inner surface of the oviduct of virgin hens after natural copulation, artificial insemination, or intraperitoneal injection of semen, indicates that spermatozoa are to be found only in the infundibulum and not in any other locality after periods of more than...

Author(s)
Drimmelen, G. C. Van.
Citation
Journal of the South African Veterinary Medical Association, 1945, 16, pp 97-101
Abstract

AFTER a comprehensive 28-page review of literature relevant to the artificial insemination of birds and the storage of sperm in vivo in the oviduct of the hen, the author gives a detailed account of his own work on the intraperitoneal insemination of pigeons and fowls and of his observations on...

Author(s)
Van Drimmelen, G. C.
Citation
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 1951, Suppl. No. 1, pp 212 pp.

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