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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

The aim of the present study was the establishment of an effective protocol for cryopreservation of psittacine semen. Therefore, pooled semen samples of 30 cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus) were diluted with modified Lake diluent (1:4), partitioned into four equal parts. Three portions were mixed...

Author(s)
Schneider, H.; Fischer, D.; Failing, K.; Ehling, C.; Meinecke-Tillmann, S.; Wehrend, A.; Lierz, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2018, 110, pp 8-17
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

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

The Spix's macaw (Cyanopsitta spixii) is the rarest parrot on earth. The remaining captive population consists of 79 individuals. Captive propagation is ongoing to increase the number of individuals for future reintroduction back into the wild. Unfortunately, from 2004 to 2012, only 33 chicks...

Author(s)
Fischer, D.; Neumann, D.; Purchase, C.; Bouts, T.; Meinecke-Tillmann, S.; Wehrend, A.; Lierz, M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, USA
Citation
Zoo Biology, 2014, 33, 3, pp 234-244
Abstract

France is the only country that practices pedigree selection of guinea fowl for meat production. The increasing risk of line extinction for sanitary or breeding failure reasons makes clear the need for an efficient method of reproductive cell cryopreservation in this species. However, an efficient...

Author(s)
Seigneurin, F.; Grasseau, I.; Chapuis, H.; Blesbois, E.
Publisher
Poultry Science Association, Savoy, USA
Citation
Poultry Science, 2013, 92, 11, pp 2988-2996
Abstract

This experiment was conducted to study the effects of egg yolk plasma (10%, 15% and 20%), soybean lecithin (0.5%, 1% and 1.5%) and whole egg yolk (WEY) (control) on post-thawed sperm quality, hatchability and fertility outcomes. In experiment 1, sperm motility, abnormalities, membrane integrity,...

Author(s)
Mehdipour, M.; Kia, H. D.; Moghaddam, G.; Hamishehkar, H.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2018, 116, pp 89-94
Abstract

Artificial insemination (AI) technology use in poultry production has enabled the rapid dissemination of genetic material from a small number of superior males to a high number of females. Excellent fertility in poultry can be obtained by AI compared to natural mating. Successful application of...

Author(s)
Mohan, J.; Sharma, S. K.; Kolluri, G.; Dhama, K.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
World's Poultry Science Journal, 2018, 74, 3, pp 475-488
Abstract

Thermal manipulation during incubation has been shown to improve post hatch performance in poultry. The aim of the present experiment was to evaluate thermal manipulation on semen quality of roosters during hot climatic conditions. Eggs obtained after artificial insemination from Dahlem Red layer...

Author(s)
Shanmugam, M.; Vinoth, A.; Rajaravindra, K. S.; Rajkumar, U.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2015, 161, pp 112-118

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