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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

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

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

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

With the " Hiroshima" technique the ♀ is restrained in a special bird holder which suspends the bird so that its abdomen is fully exposed and can easily be massaged. Semen is collected in a special funnel-shaped receptacle which is attached over the vent. There are photographs of the apparatus, and ...

Author(s)
YAMANE, J.; TSUKUNAGA, S.; TAKAHASHI, T.
Citation
Journal of the Faculty of Fisheries and Animal Husbandry, Hiroshima University, 1966, 6, pp 395-429
Abstract

Large-type White turkey hens from a flock with a record of low " fertility " (live embryos at 7-10 days' incubation) were distributed randomly into 4 groups of 50 hens each and were given treatments involving antibiotics and inseminations on a weekly or fortnightly schedule. During the first 5 wks, ...

Author(s)
OGASAWARA, F. X.; ROONEY, W. F.
Citation
British Poultry Science, 1966, 7, pp 77-82
Abstract

Hens were: (1) naturally mated, (2) inseminated with undiluted semen, or (3) inseminated with semen diluted with an oviduct extract and stored for 6 hr. Egg fertility of group 2 was greater than that of groups 1 and 3 by 6 and 10.13% resp. ; the corresponding figures for hatchability of eggs set...

Author(s)
KURBATOV, A. D.; ZABOLOTSKII, V. M.
Citation
Sbornik nauch. Trud. pushkin. nauchno-issled. Lab. Razv. sel'.-khoz. Zhivot., 1969, 13, pp 194-198
Abstract

Semen was collected from 72 cocks during the year Oct. 1948-Sep. 1949. The cock spermatozoon consists of a head, which is needle-shaped, 10 µ long and 1 µ in diameter, and with an acrosome at the tip, a middle piece 5 µ long, and a tail 100 µ long. The av. volume per ejaculate was 0.76 ml. ; it...

Author(s)
POLGE, C.
Citation
Proc. Soc. Stud. Fertil. [Camb], No. 2, Lond. Conf., 1950, 1951, pp 16-22
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.
Abstract

Includes summaries of the following papers published by workers at the Institute:
BIBORSKI, J., MORSTIN, J., and WIERZBOWSKI, S. [Attempt to determine the effect of feeding dry fodder, with silage predominating, on the number of spermatozoa in the test es and epididymides of bulls]: 63.
BIELINSKA,...

Citation
Wydawnictwa wlasne. Instytut zootech., 1969, 233, pp 139 pp.

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