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Selecting breeders capable of transmit characteristics of economic value to the offspring is fundamental to poultry industry success. In this sense, males must produce good quality semen, with appropriate volume and concentration. Rooster ejaculates are composed of a great amount of sperm cells...

Bongalhardo, D. C.
Colégio Brasileiro de Reprodução Animal, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Revista Brasileira de Reprodução Animal, 2013, 37, 2, pp 131-135
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Applied andrology in chickens and turkeys.

This chapter discusses the main aspects of male reproductive biology, semen evaluation and semen storage in chickens and turkeys, with emphasis on the unique attributes of avian reproductive biology.

Long, J. A.
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643168)
Book chapter

The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of dietary organic selenium on the turkey semen during storage. Twenty males (BUT, Big 6, 40 weeks of age) were divided into control (n=10) and experimental group (n=10). The turkeys in the both groups were fed with a commercial diet...

Dimitrov, S. G.; Atanasov, V. K.; Surai, P. F.; Denev, S. A.
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Animal Reproduction Science, 2007, 100, 3/4, pp 311-317