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For the past 50 yr, practices for ex situ preservation of endangered breeds have been extended. Semen and primordial germ cells, gonadic tissues have been frozen to create genetic stocks of chicken genetic diversity in cryobanks. Semen cryopreservation stays the preferred method since it is not...

Author(s)
Thélie, A.; Bailliard, A.; Seigneurin, F.; Zerjal, T.; Tixier-Boichard, M.; Blesbois, E.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Poultry Science, 2019, 98, 1, pp 447-455
Abstract

Artificial insemination is commonly used in breeder farms to stabilize fertility. Hens are able to store sperm for a long time and remain fertile, so that they can extend the chicken insemination interval, and thus achieve better economic benefits. In this paper, dwarf brown-shell laying hens were...

Author(s)
Li LiXia; Ning ZhongHua
Publisher
Editorial Board on China Poultry, Jiangsu, China
Citation
China Poultry, 2017, 39, 18, pp 7-10
Abstract

The fertilizing capacity of pure, fresh avian semen may disappear in just half an hour, hindering its successful use in artificial insemination (AI) projects. Longer storage requires the use of infra-physiological temperatures and of semen diluents that help preserve the spermatozoa but that do not ...

Author(s)
Santiago-Moreno, J.; Castaño, C.; Toledano-Díaz, A.; Esteso, M. C.; López-Sebastián, A.; Villaverde-Morcillo, S.; Dávila, S. G.; Gil, M. G.; Blesbois, E.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Poultry Science, 2017, 96, 11, pp 4068-4074
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

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

With avian sperm cryopreservation protocols, the most widely used cryoprotectants (CPAs) are the glycerol (GLY; in gradual freezing: in-straw freezing method), and the dimethylacetamide (DMA; in pellets by plunging into liquid nitrogen: in-pellet rapid freezing method). Use of both methods results...

Author(s)
Abouelezz, F. M. K.; Sayed, M. A. M.; Santiago-Moreno, J.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2017, 184, pp 228-234
Abstract

The objective of this study conducted was to determine the influence of different levels of sperm concentration, including catalase (CAT) and vitamin E (VitE) in rooster semen extender on postthawed quality and fertility of rooster semen. Semen was collected twice a week from six roosters (Arian)...

Author(s)
Moghbeli, M.; Kohram, H.; Zare-Shahaneh, A.; Zhandi, M.; Sharideh, H.; Sharafi, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2016, 86, 6, pp 1393-1398
Abstract

The extensive use of artificial insemination in turkeys has led to the development of in vitro semen storage. However, fertility rates from liquid stored and frozen/thawed turkey semen are still unsatisfactory. The aim of the study was to assess spermatozoa viability, mitochondrial membrane...

Author(s)
Słowińska, M.; Liszewska, E.; Judycka, S.; Konopka, M.; Ciereszko, A.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Poultry Science, 2018, 97, 10, pp 3709-3717
Abstract

The in vitro and in vivo functionality of cryopreserved spermatozoa was examined over two breeding seasons in a zoological colony of Magellanic penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus). Frozen-thawed semen was inseminated into five anesthetized females, over a total of eight egg production cycles, with a ...

Author(s)
O'Brien, J. K.; Steinman, K. J.; Montano, G. A.; Dubach, J. M.; Robeck, T. R.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, USA
Citation
Zoo Biology, 2016, 35, 4, pp 326-338

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