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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

France is the only country that practices pedigree selection of guinea fowl for meat production. The increasing risk of line extinction for sanitary or breeding failure reasons makes clear the need for an efficient method of reproductive cell cryopreservation in this species. However, an efficient...

Author(s)
Seigneurin, F.; Grasseau, I.; Chapuis, H.; Blesbois, E.
Publisher
Poultry Science Association, Savoy, USA
Citation
Poultry Science, 2013, 92, 11, pp 2988-2996
Abstract

Semen was collected 3 times a week from 48 roosters and pooled. Semen was cooled and 4, 6, 8 or 11% glycerol, dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) or dimethylacetamide (DMA) were added. Samples were then frozen in straws or as pellets and were thawed in water bath at 5°C or on a hot plate at 60°. The...

Author(s)
Tselutin, K.; Seigneurin, F.; Blesbois, E.
Citation
Poultry Science, 1999, 78, 4, pp 586-590