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Artificial insemination has been a landmark procedure in improving animal agriculture over the past 150 years. The utility of artificial insemination has facilitated a rapid improvement in animal genetics across agricultural species, leading to improvements of growth, health and productivity in...

Author(s)
Bromfield, J. J.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2018, 12, s1, pp s104-s109
Abstract

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

The aim of the present study was the establishment of an effective protocol for cryopreservation of psittacine semen. Therefore, pooled semen samples of 30 cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus) were diluted with modified Lake diluent (1:4), partitioned into four equal parts. Three portions were mixed...

Author(s)
Schneider, H.; Fischer, D.; Failing, K.; Ehling, C.; Meinecke-Tillmann, S.; Wehrend, A.; Lierz, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2018, 110, pp 8-17
Abstract

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
AbstractFull Text

Morphological characteristics of turkey Meleagris gallopavo semen were recorded and hatchability percentages of the artificially inseminated hens were assessed. To study the effect of natural mating on hatchability 15 (3♂, 12♀) M. gallopavo were randomly selected, were kept separately and were...

Author(s)
Irfan; Arshad Javid; Muhammad Ashraf; Athar Mahmud; Muhammad Altaf; Hussain, S. M.; Muhammad Shahbaz; Iqbal, K. J.
Publisher
Zoological Society of Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 2018, 50, 2, pp 763-766
AbstractFull Text

A comparison has been made between natural mating (NM) and artificial insemination (AI) in fast feathering Huainan partridge chickens. A total number of 360 fast feathering Huainan partridge hens and 40 roosters were randomly divided into two equal groups. For NM, 4 mating cages were maintained...

Author(s)
Li Yan; Zhan Kai; Li JunYing; Liu Wei; Ma RuiYu; Liu ShengNan; Han Tao; Li ShaoQuan; Wang ShaoLin; Hu Yang
Publisher
Zoological Society of Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 2018, 50, 3, pp 1131-1135
Abstract

Artificial insemination (AI) technology use in poultry production has enabled the rapid dissemination of genetic material from a small number of superior males to a high number of females. Excellent fertility in poultry can be obtained by AI compared to natural mating. Successful application of...

Author(s)
Mohan, J.; Sharma, S. K.; Kolluri, G.; Dhama, K.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
World's Poultry Science Journal, 2018, 74, 3, pp 475-488
Abstract

The generation of transgenic chickens is of both biomedical and agricultural significance, and recently chicken transgenesis technology has been greatly advanced. However, major issues still exist in the efficient production of transgenic chickens. This study was designed to optimize the production ...

Author(s)
Wang ZhongBin; Du ZhiQiang; Na Wei; Jing JunHong; Li YuMao; Leng Li; Luan Peng; Wu ChunYan; Zhang Ke; Wang YuXiang; Liu WenLi; Yuan Hui; Liu ZhongHua; Mu YanShuang; Meng QingWen; Wang Ning; Yang CaiXia; Li Hui
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Poultry Science, 2019, 98, 1, pp 430-439
Abstract

Background: Avian leukosis virus (ALV) is one of the main causes of tumour development within the poultry industry in China. The subgroup J avian leukosis viruses (ALV-J), which induce erythroblastosis and myelocytomatosis, have the greatest pathogenicity and transmission ability within this class...

Author(s)
Li Yang; Cui Shuai; Li WeiHua; Wang YiXin; Cui ZhiZhong; Zhao Peng; Chang Shuang
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2017, 13, 204, pp (29 June 2017)
Abstract

Collection and evaluation of semen are the first critical steps for examination of male fertility, gamete preservation and development of artificial insemination technology in ducks. Induced teaser method and manual massage method of semen collection were evaluated for the ease and reaction time in ...

Author(s)
Giri, S. C.; Sastry, K. V. H.; Sahoo, S. K.; Kumar, P.
Publisher
Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 2016, 86, 10, pp 1121-1124

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