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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

Guinea fowl hens were inseminated weekly once with two doses of spermatozoa (75 million and 100 million) in two different diluents, Beltsville poultry semen extender (BPSE), and Instruments for Veterinary Medicine (IMV), each with and without pre-insemination vaginal douching. Per cent fertility,...

Author(s)
Hudson, G. H.; Omprakash, A. V.; Premavalli, K.; Raj, G. D.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
British Poultry Science, 2017, 58, 2, pp 192-199
Abstract

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

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

The ability to produce viable progeny is a complex trait, involving both male and female components. In poultry, mating ratios are usually 1 male to 6 to 12 females. Consequently, the impact of male reproductive failure is much greater than that for a female. In this study, the genetic...

Author(s)
Wolc, A.; Arango, J.; Settar, P.; Fulton, J. E.; O'Sullivan, N. P.; Dekkers, J. C. M.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Poultry Science, 2019, 98, 7, pp 2729-2733
Abstract

Beneficial effects of Hyaluronic acid (HA) has not been yet assessed for cryopreservation of rooster sperm. This study was conducted to evaluate the effects of different concentrations of HA (0, 1, 2, 4 and 8 mM) in Beltsville extender on the cryopreservation of rooster sperm. Semen samples were...

Author(s)
Lotfi, S.; Mehri, M.; Sharafi, M.; Masoudi, R.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2017, 184, pp 204-210
Abstract

The success of artificial breeding program depends largely on the reproductive performance of males. Male performance can vary with season and age impacting on quality and quantity of semen collected for artificial insemination purposes and therefore fertility of inseminated females. We examined...

Author(s)
Bonato, M.; Malecki, I. A.; Rybnik-Trzaskowska, P. K.; Cornwallis, C. K.; Cloete, S. W. P.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2014, 151, 1/2, pp 49-55
AbstractFull Text

This review updates the current state of technologies available for turkey semen storage (hypothermic-liquid storage and cryopreservation), with special attention paid to cryopreservation. Liquid semen can be stored for up to 24 or 48 h at temperatures around 5°C, while cryopreservation allows...

Author(s)
Iaffaldano, N.; Iorio, M. di; Cerolini, S.; Manchisi, A.
Publisher
National Research Institute of Animal Production, Kraków, Poland
Citation
Annals of Animal Science, 2016, 16, 4, pp 961-974
Abstract

Thermal manipulation during incubation has been shown to improve post hatch performance in poultry. The aim of the present experiment was to evaluate thermal manipulation on semen quality of roosters during hot climatic conditions. Eggs obtained after artificial insemination from Dahlem Red layer...

Author(s)
Shanmugam, M.; Vinoth, A.; Rajaravindra, K. S.; Rajkumar, U.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2015, 161, pp 112-118
Abstract

This study was conducted to investigate the effect of D-Aspartic acid (D-Asp) on post-thawed sperm quality, fertility and hatchability outcomes in male broiler breeders. Twenty 55-week-old roosters were selected and equally split into four groups (n=5 rooster/group). Different daily D-Asp doses...

Author(s)
Ansari, M.; Zhandi, M.; Kohram, H.; Zaghari, M.; Sadeghi, M.; Sharafi, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2017, 92, pp 69-74

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