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The aim of the present study was the establishment of an effective protocol for cryopreservation of psittacine semen. Therefore, pooled semen samples of 30 cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus) were diluted with modified Lake diluent (1:4), partitioned into four equal parts. Three portions were mixed...

Author(s)
Schneider, H.; Fischer, D.; Failing, K.; Ehling, C.; Meinecke-Tillmann, S.; Wehrend, A.; Lierz, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2018, 110, pp 8-17
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

This study was carried out to determine the effect of supplementing the semen extender with calcitriol on in vitro sperm characteristics in Chukar partridges. A total of 60 male Chukar partridges were habituated for semen collection by abdominal massage. Pooled ejaculates from several males were...

Author(s)
Goodarzi, P.; Akhlaghi, A.; Zamiri, M. J.; Shirazi, M. R. J.; Akhlaghi, A. A.; Habibi, M.; Daryabari, H.; Saemi, F.; Peebles, E. D.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Poultry Science, 2019, 98, 8, pp 3292-3297
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

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

Glycerol is a least toxic and most effective cryoprotectant for cryopreservation of poultry semen, but due to its contraceptive properties removal of glycerol is usually needed prior to artificial insemination. Dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO), a small amphiphilic molecule used as penetrating...

Author(s)
Rakha, B. A.; Ansari, M. S.; Akhter, S.; Zafar, Z.; Naseer, A.; Hussain, I.; Blesbois, E.; Santiago-Moreno, J.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2018, 122, pp 61-67
Abstract

An Attempt was made to develop a suitable artificial insemination (AI) technology in Japanese quail. A diluent for quail semen comprised of sodium chloride (NaCl) 0.9 g, sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3) 0.1 g, potassium chloride (KCl) 0.02 g, calcium chloride (CaCl2) 0.02 g, magnesium chloride (MgCl2)...

Author(s)
Shit, N.; Singh, R. P.; Sastry, K. V. H.; Pandey, N. K.; Mohan, J.; Moudgal, R. P.
Publisher
Indian Poultry Science Association, Izatnagar, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Poultry Science, 2010, 45, 1, pp 50-54
Abstract

A method of freezing semen using N-methylacetamide (MA) as a cryoprotective agent was applied to Yakido, a chicken breed designated as a "Natural Monument" under the "Law for the Protection of Cultural Property" (Law No. 214, May 30, 1950) in Japan. Semen was collected from Yakido roosters, and...

Author(s)
Sasaki, K.; Tatsumi, T.; Tsutsui, M.; Niinomi, T.; Imai, T.; Naito, M.; Tajima, A.; Nishi, Y.
Publisher
Japan Poultry Science Association, Ibaraki, Japan
Citation
Journal of Poultry Science, 2010, 47, 4, pp 297-301
Abstract

Glycerol (GLY) and egg yolk (EY) are good cryoprotectants of avian and mammalian sperm, but in birds, they strongly inhibit the eventual fertilization of ova. Using the sperm penetration (SP-holes) assay and fertility trials, the present study investigates (1) the possible mechanism by which this...

Author(s)
Abouelezz, F. M. K.; Castaño, C.; Toledano-Díaz, A.; Esteso, M. C.; López-Sebastián, A.; Campo, J. L.; Santiago-Moreno, J.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2015, 83, 9, pp 1541-1547
Abstract

A series of experiments was designed to evaluate the quality of cryopreserved rooster sperm and its fertility so that programs needing to bank germplasm and recreate animals can do so utilizing a minimal amount of cryopreserved semen. In experiment 1, rooster semen from the National Animal...

Author(s)
Purdy, P. H.; Song, Y.; Silversides, F. G.; Blackburn, H. D.
Publisher
Poultry Science Association, Savoy, USA
Citation
Poultry Science, 2009, 88, 10, pp 2184-2191

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