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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
Abstract

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

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

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

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

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

An Attempt was made to develop a suitable artificial insemination (AI) technology in Japanese quail. A diluent for quail semen comprised of sodium chloride (NaCl) 0.9 g, sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3) 0.1 g, potassium chloride (KCl) 0.02 g, calcium chloride (CaCl2) 0.02 g, magnesium chloride (MgCl2)...

Author(s)
Shit, N.; Singh, R. P.; Sastry, K. V. H.; Pandey, N. K.; Mohan, J.; Moudgal, R. P.
Publisher
Indian Poultry Science Association, Izatnagar, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Poultry Science, 2010, 45, 1, pp 50-54
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

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

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