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Collection and evaluation of semen are the first critical steps for examination of male fertility, gamete preservation and development of artificial insemination technology in ducks. Induced teaser method and manual massage method of semen collection were evaluated for the ease and reaction time in ...

Author(s)
Giri, S. C.; Sastry, K. V. H.; Sahoo, S. K.; Kumar, P.
Publisher
Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 2016, 86, 10, pp 1121-1124
Abstract

We aimed at the evaluating the occurrence of macrophages in rabbit semen and finding possible relationship between macrophage concentration and spermatozoa quality. The concentration of macrophages in semen samples from broiler rabbit males of lines M91 and P91 (n=30) without overt evidence of...

Author(s)
Kuželová, L.; Vašíček, J.; Rafay, J.; Chrenek, P.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2017, 97, pp 148-153
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

The practice of artificial insemination is widely utilized in poultry; and this requires a broad use of semen storage techniques to prevent the reduction of fertilizing ability of stored semen. The antioxidant activity of palmitoleic acid with in vitro experiments has been shown. The present study...

Author(s)
Rad, H. M.; Eslami, M.; Ghanie, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2016, 165, pp 38-45
Abstract

Liquid storage of avian spermatozoa is currently being employed in programs utilizing the artificial insemination to optimize the management of genetically superior males. It is mandatory to use efficient semen storage techniques in order to prevent the reduction of the fertilizing ability of...

Author(s)
Eslami, M.; Ghaniei, A.; Rad, H. M.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Poultry Science, 2016, 95, 6, pp 1418-1424
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

Frozen-thawed rooster semen is not reliable for use in artificial insemination in commercial stocks. Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) has been assessed for effectiveness as a cryoprotectant in the extender to improve the quality of frozen-thawed rooster semen. Although LDL has been evaluated in a few...

Author(s)
Shahverdi, A.; Sharafi, M.; Gourabi, H.; Yekta, A. A.; Esmaeili, V.; Sharbatoghli, M.; Janzamin, E.; Hajnasrollahi, M.; Mostafayi, F.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2015, 83, 1, pp 78-85
Abstract

The study aimed to evaluate the reproductive traits in poultry breeder with different weight ranges of two semi-heavy lineages. The experimental method was completely randomized design in factorial arrangement (3×2) with two factors: reproductive methods (artificial insemination and natural mating) ...

Author(s)
Rufino, J. P. F.; Cruz, F. G. G.; Melo, R. D.; Feijo, J. da C.; Silva, R. O. da; Brandao, A. B. T.; Berenchtein, B.
Publisher
Asian Network for Scientific Information, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
International Journal of Poultry Science, 2015, 14, 6, pp 325-330
Abstract

Objective: This study was conducted to compare morphological defects, viability, motility (MOT), fertility (F), and hatchability (H) in four Korean native chicken breeds (KNCBs), and to evaluate whether defective segments of spermatozoa are associated with MOT, F, and H. Methods: Four KNCBs,...

Author(s)
Feyisa ShiferawGaroma; Park YoungHyun; Kim YoungMin; Lee BoRam; Jung KyungMin; Choi SeongBok; Cho ChangYeon; Han JaeYong
Publisher
Asian-Australasian Association of Animal Production Societies, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences, 2018, 31, 8, pp 1160-1168

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