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Cover for Artificial insemination.

This chapter focuses on several aspects of artificial insemination (AI), particularly its application to livestock. The growth and development as well as advantages of AI are presented. The semen sexing technology is also presented. Moreover, the future developments in AI technology are outlined.

Author(s)
Gordon, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646022)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Artificial insemination made a predominant contribution towards the improvement of genetic potential and increased productivity in animal husbandry sectors. In frozen semen technology, about 50% of sperm died because of cryoinjury or cryodamage during the process of cryopreservation and thawing of...

Author(s)
Perumal, P.
Publisher
Hainan Medical University, Haikou, China
Citation
Asian Pacific Journal of Reproduction, 2018, 7, 3, pp 103-116
AbstractFull Text

This study was aim to determine the relationship of egg morphology and chick sex after hatching. There were two experiments. Experiment 1 was carried out in crossbred chicken hens (50% parent stock of broiler × 50% parent stock of layer) and have artificial inseminated with Thai native chicken...

Author(s)
Krachoksri, K.; Manwong, S.; Jainoy, P.; Intajak, J.; Suwanlee, S.; Wattanakul, W.
Publisher
Office of Agricultural Research and Extension, Maejo Univeristy, Sansai, Thailand
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Research and Extension, 2018, 35, 2 Suppl. 2, pp 781-787
Abstract

For livestock holdings, the breeding sector is the most important and the level of breeding technical indicators is the path to profit or loss. It can be said that in animal husbandry, this is the sector with the highest degree of technicality and that is why there were made efforts in research to...

Author(s)
Sandu, M.; Mantea, S.
Publisher
De Gruyter Open, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Annals "Valahia" University of Târgoviște - Agriculture, 2016, 10, 1, pp 29-33
Abstract

Animal breeders have used a variety of methods in selective breeding programs to genetically improve food animal species. Recently this has included the use of both genetic engineering and genome editing, particularly for targeting improvement in traits for which there is no within-species or...

Author(s)
Eenennaam, A. L. van
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Current Opinion in Biotechnology, 2017, 44, pp 27-34
AbstractFull Text

The objective of the present study was to compare the efficacy of three diluents on post-thaw motility, viability, and fertility of frozen chicken semen. Semen from Thai native cocks (Pradu Hang Dam; n=24) was collected, pooled, and randomly allocated into three groups, then diluted at a ratio of...

Author(s)
Thananurak, P.; Chuaychu-noo, N.; Vongpralub, T.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2017, 47, 4, pp 551-556
AbstractFull Text

This study evaluated semen quality traits of 36 roosters, comprising 18 roosters each of normal feather and naked neck Nigerian local chicken (NLC) breeds at different ages. The abdominal massage technique was used to collect semen samples from individual roosters at 28, 32, 36 and 40 weeks of age. ...

Author(s)
Adeoye, G. O.; Oleforuh-Okoleh, V. U.; Chukwuemeka, U. M.
Publisher
Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria
Citation
Agro-Science, 2017, 16, 1, pp 11-16
CABI Book Info
Cover for Reproductive technologies in farm animals.

This second edition of Reproductive Technologies in Farm Animals has been revised to provide an up to date account of the key techniques employed in manipulating reproduction in farm animals, including beef and dairy cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, buffaloes, camelids, horses and poultry. This book has ...

Author(s)
Gordon, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646022)
Type
Book
AbstractFull Text

This preliminary study was carried out with 6 local turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) by collecting semen from 2 toms and insemination into 4 hen. The semen collection was achieved by the method of abdominal massage. It was evaluated based on volume, mass motility, live-dead-ratio and sperm...

Author(s)
Yahaya, M. S.; Umaru, M. A.; Aliyu, A.
Publisher
Sokoto Journal of Veterinary Sciences, Sokoto, Nigeria
Citation
Sokoto Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2013, 11, 2, pp 67-70
Abstract

The current threats to livestock diversity, status of conservation of farm genetic resources, and recommendations for future strategiues for conservation of livestock biodiversity in India were presented.

Author(s)
Gandhi, R. S.; Arjava Sharma
Publisher
Indian Dairy Association, New Delhi, India
Citation
Indian Dairyman, 2016, 68, 2, pp 102-107

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