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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

The addition of chicken egg yolk to semen extenders is thought to reduce the fertilizing potential of rooster spermatozoa - but not (or at least not as much) that of other avian species. The aim of the present study was to determine whether quail egg yolk, a novel extender additive, provides...

Author(s)
Santiago-Moreno, J.; Castaño, C.; Toledano-Díaz, A.; Coloma, M. A.; López-Sebastián, A.; Prieto, M. T.; Campo, J. L.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA
Citation
Cryobiology, 2012, 65, 3, pp 230-234