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The frequency of insemination in hens affects the costs associated with artificial insemination in poultry. A reduced frequency implies a larger insemination interval and therefore a reduction in costs. The objective of the study was therefore to assess the effect of insemination intervals on...

Author(s)
Adebisi, K. A.; Ewuola, E. O.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2019, 31, 6, pp Article 87
Abstract

Guinea fowl hens were inseminated weekly once with two doses of spermatozoa (75 million and 100 million) in two different diluents, Beltsville poultry semen extender (BPSE), and Instruments for Veterinary Medicine (IMV), each with and without pre-insemination vaginal douching. Per cent fertility,...

Author(s)
Hudson, G. H.; Omprakash, A. V.; Premavalli, K.; Raj, G. D.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
British Poultry Science, 2017, 58, 2, pp 192-199
AbstractFull Text

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

The following investigative work was carried out in the Poultry Institute of Investigations (IIA) in The Experimental Station Cacahual II (EEC.II). Located in the municipality Boyeros in Havana City. This investigation has as objective, to evaluate the behavior of the artificial insemination (I.A.) ...

Author(s)
Suárez Llanes, J.; Villa, J. R.
Publisher
Instituto de Investigaciones Avícolas, La Habana, Cuba
Citation
Revista Cubana de Ciencia Avícola, 2013, 37, 2, pp 55-64
AbstractFull Text

A comparison has been made between natural mating (NM) and artificial insemination (AI) in fast feathering Huainan partridge chickens. A total number of 360 fast feathering Huainan partridge hens and 40 roosters were randomly divided into two equal groups. For NM, 4 mating cages were maintained...

Author(s)
Li Yan; Zhan Kai; Li JunYing; Liu Wei; Ma RuiYu; Liu ShengNan; Han Tao; Li ShaoQuan; Wang ShaoLin; Hu Yang
Publisher
Zoological Society of Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 2018, 50, 3, pp 1131-1135
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

Lactobacillus resides in the hen's gastrointestinal tract, vagina and cloaca. When fed to hens, Lactobacillus has improved egg weight, size and shell strength. However, data from our lab suggests Lactobacillus may be detrimental to semen and possibly fertility. Therefore, the objective of this...

Author(s)
Haines, M. D.; Parker, H. M.; McDaniel, C. D.; Kiess, A. S.
Publisher
Asian Network for Scientific Information, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
International Journal of Poultry Science, 2015, 14, 9, pp 541-547
Abstract

A total of 6 chicken parent stocks (PS) bred by European companies, and 1 local PS, were evaluated under Ethiopian condition for their reproductive performance, to be followed by testing dual-purpose performance of their crossbreed progeny. The imported PS were Lohmann Brown (LB), Lohmann Dual...

Author(s)
Dawud Ibrahim; Gebeyehu Goshu; Wondmeneh Esatu; Cahaner, A.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Poultry Science, 2019, 98, 8, pp 3119-3129
Abstract

Improvements in the duration of fertility (DF) could increase the interval between successive artificial inseminations, thereby decreasing the cost associated with production of hatching eggs. The molecular mechanisms involved in DF in hens remains under-explored. In this study, expression levels...

Author(s)
Gu LanTao; Sun ChengHao; Gong YangZhang; Yu Mei; Li ShiJun
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 3, pp e0173696
Abstract

DNA uptake in the post-acrosomal region of the spermatozoa takes place exclusively in immotile spermatozoa that are naturally unable to fertilize eggs. The present study aimed to assess whether passive transmission of non-viral vectors to the surrounding areas of chicken embryos could be an...

Author(s)
Chaparian, S.; Abdulahnejad, A.; Rashidi, F.; Toghyani, M.; Gheisari, A.; Eghbalsaied, S.
Publisher
Society for Reproduction and Development, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Reproduction and Development, 2016, 62, 3, pp 265-270

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