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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

The population of red jungle fowl is declining and needs special attention for its conservation with suitable approaches. For ex situ in vitro conservation of Indian red jungle fowl, establishment of semen cryobank is an appropriate option, for which an extender with adequate retrieval capacity for ...

Author(s)
Rakha, B. A.; Ansari, M. S.; Akhter, S.; Hussain, I.; Blesbois, E.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2016, 174, pp 45-55
Abstract

A specific problem in goat semen preservation is the detrimental effect of seminal plasma on sperm viability in extenders containing yolk or milk. Thus, the use of chemically defined extenders will have obvious advantages. Although previous studies indicate that the initial pH of an extender is...

Author(s)
Liu ChangHe; Dong HaiBo; Ma DongLi; Li YouWei; Han Dong; Luo MingJiu; Chang ZhongLe; Tan JingHe
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2016, 164, pp 47-56
Abstract

The sperm output and spermiogram of the normal feathered strain of 28-week old Nigerian indigenous chickens with a mean weight of 1400±200 g were evaluated following short term injections with hyaluronan (HA). Each rooster was first treated with 10 ml of normal saline (NST) intraperitonealry (i.p.) ...

Author(s)
Ajadi, T. A.; Adeyemi, W. A.
Publisher
University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Košice, Košice, Slovakia
Citation
Folia Veterinaria, 2012, 56, 1, pp 12-16
Abstract

To evaluate the feasibility of using spermatozoa-mediated gene transfer (SMGT) for carrying foreign genes into chicken oocytes, a reporter gene, CX-EGFP, was used in the present study. The reporter gene was first mixed with liposome or liposome-like compound and the mixtures were further combined...

Author(s)
Yang, C. C.; Chang, H. S.; Lin, C. J.; Hsu, C. C.; Cheung, J. I.; Hwu, L.; Cheng, W. T. K.
Publisher
Asian-Australasian Association of Animal Production Societies, Kyunggi-do, Korea Republic
Citation
Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences, 2004, 17, 7, pp 885-891
Abstract

Egg yolk is one of the most widely used cryoprotective components for sperm preservation and a wide range of factors affect its action on sperm motility, viability and fertilizing ability. The aim of this experiment was to determine the effect of different species egg yolk, namely the domestic...

Author(s)
Kulaksız, R.; Çebİ, Ç.; Akçay, E.; Dașkın, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Small Ruminant Research, 2010, 88, 1, pp 12-15
Abstract

In many situations, selection should favour females that bias the sex ratio of their offspring. Two commonly examined factors potentially influencing off-spring sex ratio are paternal ornamentation and maternal condition. Male junglefowl with larger combs are attractive to females. I housed female...

Author(s)
Parker, T. H.
Publisher
American Ornithologists' Union, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Auk, 2005, 122, 4, pp 1161-1168
Abstract

II. The abdominal massage method of semen collection [see Burrows and Quinn, A.B.A., 3: 291) is satisfactory for purposes of biological research and artificial insemination. The volume of semen ejaculated was generally directly related to the length of the sexual rest of the ♂. Average figures for...

Author(s)
RAIMO, H. F.
Publisher
Departmento da Producao Animal, Secretaria da Agricultura, Industria e Comercio, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Boletim de Indústria Animal, 1942, 6, 1/2, pp 69-83

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