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The in vitro evaluation of spermatological parameters is of great importance in the validation of semen samples to be used in artificial insemination. This study was aimed at evaluating the effect of 5% egg yolk plasma from 5 Nigerian domesticated avian species as a component of semen extender in...

Author(s)
Popoola, M. A.; Alemede, C. I.; Aremu, A.; Ola, S. I.; Popoola, Y. R.; Yusuf, O. H.
Publisher
Biotechnology Society of Nigeria (BSN), Jos, Nigeria
Citation
Nigerian Journal of Biotechnology, 2017, 32, pp 91-96
Abstract

The aim of this study is to investigate the characteristics of the quail (Coturnix japonica) semen macroscopically and microscopically. Semen samples were collected from 30 quail with ± 6 weeks of age. Semen collection were done by using modifications of massage technique to prevent contamination...

Author(s)
Lesmono, D. Y. A.; Trilaksana, I. G. N. B.; Bebas, W.
Publisher
Fakultas Kedokteran Hewan, Universitas Udayana, Denpasar, Indonesia
Citation
Buletin Veteriner Udayana, 2017, 9, 1, pp 54-59
AbstractFull Text

Until today, manifold experimentally designed technical adjustments have been introduced for semen freezing, required for artificial insemination, species protection and clinical medicine. Egg yolk, provided that it is added as an additive in many diluents for freezing mammalian sperm, has taken...

Author(s)
Yalçın, B.; Akal, E.
Publisher
Mehmet Akif Ersoy Üniversity, Burdur, Turkey
Citation
Veterinary Journal of Mehmet Akif Ersoy University, 2017, 2, 1, pp 51-59
AbstractFull Text

A study was conducted to formulate semen diluent of pigs with a better quality, cheap and easy to prepare using egg yolk of various poultries such as chickens, ducks and quails in combination with astaxanthin, a potent antioxidant. The research design used was a completely randomized factorial...

Author(s)
Bebas, W.; Gorda, W.
Publisher
Redaksi Jurnal Veteriner, Denpasar, Indonesia
Citation
Jurnal Veteriner, 2016, 17, 4, pp 484-491