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A study was carried out in French breeder duck flocks in 2008 and 2009 to identify practices and events related to the introduction of avian influenza viruses (AIVs). The status of flocks was assessed using serological methods for all subtypes of AIV without typing. Flocks managed with both natural ...

Author(s)
Duvauchelle, A.; Huneau-Salaün, A.; Balaine, L.; Rose, N.; Michel, V.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Avian Pathology, 2013, 42, 5, pp 447-456
Abstract

Artificial insemination with fresh sperm is used in the reproduction of Numida meleagris. Currently there are sperm extenders in birds artificial insemination, among them the powdered coconut water (ACP-108). This study explored data hatching eggs of Numida meleagris artificially inseminated with...

Author(s)
Frota, L. de O.; Galdino, L. C. de A.; Catunda, A. G. V.; Salgueiro, C. C. de M.; Sobral, M. H. N. R.; Nunes, J. F.
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido (UFERSA), Mossoro, Brazil
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Brasilica, 2014, 8, Suppl. 2, pp 45-46
Abstract

Since early fertility decline is a permanent problem of broiler breeders, the aim of this study was to test the effects of various sex ratios, spiking strategies and additional artificial inseminations (AI) on their breeding efficiency. Six breeder flocks were analysed during the whole reproduction ...

Author(s)
Végi, B.; Váradi, É.; Szőke, Z.; Barna, J.
Publisher
Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest, Hungary
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Hungarica, 2013, 61, 3, pp 393-404
Abstract

DNA uptake in the post-acrosomal region of the spermatozoa takes place exclusively in immotile spermatozoa that are naturally unable to fertilize eggs. The present study aimed to assess whether passive transmission of non-viral vectors to the surrounding areas of chicken embryos could be an...

Author(s)
Chaparian, S.; Abdulahnejad, A.; Rashidi, F.; Toghyani, M.; Gheisari, A.; Eghbalsaied, S.
Publisher
Society for Reproduction and Development, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Reproduction and Development, 2016, 62, 3, pp 265-270
Abstract

The population of red jungle fowl is declining and needs special attention for its conservation with suitable approaches. For ex situ in vitro conservation of Indian red jungle fowl, establishment of semen cryobank is an appropriate option, for which an extender with adequate retrieval capacity for ...

Author(s)
Rakha, B. A.; Ansari, M. S.; Akhter, S.; Hussain, I.; Blesbois, E.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2016, 174, pp 45-55
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

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

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
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

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