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Abstract

The method of semen collection and instruments used are described. Ejaculate volume averaged 0.3 ml. (0.15-0.40) and the av. number of spermatozoa per ml. semen was 7 x 109 (6.5 × 109-7.5 × 109); good quality semen was creamy-white and opaque. Up to 91.15% fertile eggs were obtained when the semen...

Author(s)
FEREDEAN, T.; MARTINA, C.; CHIRITÁ, V.; VIZITIU, V.; SLUJITORU, T.; COSTACHE, J.
Citation
Lucrarile stiintifice ale Institutul de cercetari zootehnice, 1968, 26, pp 509-524
Abstract

Semen was collected from 72 cocks during the year Oct. 1948-Sep. 1949. The cock spermatozoon consists of a head, which is needle-shaped, 10 µ long and 1 µ in diameter, and with an acrosome at the tip, a middle piece 5 µ long, and a tail 100 µ long. The av. volume per ejaculate was 0.76 ml. ; it...

Author(s)
POLGE, C.
Citation
Proc. Soc. Stud. Fertil. [Camb], No. 2, Lond. Conf., 1950, 1951, pp 16-22
Abstract

As A. I. is being used on a large scale at the Poultry Research Centre, Werribee, special techniques have been developed. These are briefly described. Using 0.2 cm. 3 semen diluted 1: 2 with Tyrode solution, fertility of 7175 Leghorn eggs was 82% v. 74.5% of 5272 eggs when 0.l cm. 3 undiluted semen ...

Author(s)
SKALLER, F.
Publisher
Paris,
Citation
Off. Rep. 9th World's Poult. Congr. Copenhagen, 1951, 3, pp 124-129
Abstract

THIS experiment was designed to ascertain the relationship between fertility and hatchability. Sixteen young White Leghorn pullets and 22 hens, both old and young, from heavy breeds were employed. They were kept in laying-batteries and were artificially inseminated with fresh semen by means of...

Author(s)
VAN DRIMMELEN, G. C.
Citation
South African Science, 1948, 1, pp 187-189
Abstract

BROWN and White Leghorns were artifically inseminated with normal semen, dead stained sperm, or carbon particles, and after various periods killed and smears of various parts of the oviduct examined. It was found that the sperm could reach the ovary in about 26 mins. If, however, an ovum was in the ...

Author(s)
MINIMURA, H.
Citation
Okajimas Folia anat. japon., 1939, 17, pp 459-476
Abstract

A sperm collector for the fowl consists of a piece of rubber 50 mm. square with a small pocket at the base. This is attached to the body of the hen before mating, when the sperm collects in the pocket. Egg albumen was employed to dilute sperm. At 10°-12°C. sperm diluted x 2-4 survived for 60 hours; ...

Author(s)
NIKITINA, M. V.
Citation
Problemy Zhivotnovodstva, 1932, 9/10, pp 97-100