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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

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

The management of guinea-fowl under battery conditions and the procedures for semen collection and insemination are described. Semen volume was 0.02-0.30 ml, sperm concentration (x 106) 5-8 per mm3, and pH about 7.4, Semen was diluted to twice its volume, and this prolonged its useful life from 20...

Author(s)
PETITJEAN, M. J.
Citation
Elevage et Insemination, 1970, 117, pp 11-16
Abstract

Training of guinea-fowl ♂♂ for semen collection by massage started at 200-210 days of age; the technique of collection is described. Ejaculate volume from collections on alternate days averaged 0.04-0.18 ml, and from weekly collections 0.16-0.30 ml. In autumn-winter, sperm concentration/mm3 was 2 x ...

Author(s)
LEOPOLD, A.; ZIRONI, A.
Citation
Rivista di Zootecnica Agricoltura Veterinaria, 1971, 9, pp 3-14