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Decreased semen quality and fertility rate is a common feature in broiler breeder roosters. This decrease is associated with dysfunction of Sertoli cells and defective spermatogenesis. Guanidinoacetic acid (GAA), as a precursor of creatine, plays an important role in the proper functioning of...

Author(s)
Tapeh, R. S.; Zhandi, M.; Zaghari, M.; Akhlaghi, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2017, 89, pp 178-182
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
Abstract

Chrysin is a bioflavonoid compound found in passion flower, chamomile, propolis and honey at high levels. Post-thawed sperm quality and fertility of Chrysin-fed roosters were assessed in this study. Twenty 40-week-old male broiler breeders were randomly divided into four groups and fed basal diet...

Author(s)
Zhandi, M.; Ansari, M.; Roknabadi, P.; Shahneh, A. Z.; Sharafi, M.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 2017, 52, 6, pp 1004-1010
Abstract

The objective of this study conducted was to determine the influence of different levels of sperm concentration, including catalase (CAT) and vitamin E (VitE) in rooster semen extender on postthawed quality and fertility of rooster semen. Semen was collected twice a week from six roosters (Arian)...

Author(s)
Moghbeli, M.; Kohram, H.; Zare-Shahaneh, A.; Zhandi, M.; Sharideh, H.; Sharafi, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2016, 86, 6, pp 1393-1398
Abstract

This study was designed to evaluate orally administrated Letrozole (Lz) on reproductive performance, plasma testosterone and estradiol concentrations and relative abundance of mRNA of GnRH, FSH and LH in roosters. Ross 308 roosters (n=32) that were 40-weeks of age were individually housed and...

Author(s)
Ali, E. A.; Zhandi, M.; Towhidi, A.; Zaghari, M.; Ansari, M.; Najafi, M.; Deldar, H.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2017, 183, pp 110-117