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Abstract

A method of freezing semen using N-methylacetamide (MA) as a cryoprotective agent was applied to Yakido, a chicken breed designated as a "Natural Monument" under the "Law for the Protection of Cultural Property" (Law No. 214, May 30, 1950) in Japan. Semen was collected from Yakido roosters, and...

Author(s)
Sasaki, K.; Tatsumi, T.; Tsutsui, M.; Niinomi, T.; Imai, T.; Naito, M.; Tajima, A.; Nishi, Y.
Publisher
Japan Poultry Science Association, Ibaraki, Japan
Citation
Journal of Poultry Science, 2010, 47, 4, pp 297-301
Abstract

Five so-called Osaka ducks of the Pékin breed were artificially inseminated with semen from a Muscovy drake. The semen was obtained by electro-ejaculation and diluted 1: 10 with 0. 85% physiological saline solution. The insemination technique used has already been described [see A. B. A., 26, No....

Author(s)
WATANABE, M.
Citation
Journal of the Faculty of Fisheries and Animal Husbandry, Hiroshima University, 1959, 2, pp 375-384
Abstract

Semen was collected from 8 drakes of the Osaka or Japanese Improved Breed by electro-ejaculation. One electrode was placed on the skin in the sacral region and the other inserted into the vent. An alternating current of 30 volts and 0. 06-0. 08 amps, was applied 3-5 times at intervals of 5 sees,...

Author(s)
WATANABE, M.
Citation
Journal of the Faculty of Fisheries and Animal Husbandry, Hiroshima University, 1957, 1, pp 363-371
Abstract

Crosses between Muscovy (Cairina moschata) drakes and ordinary domestic ducks are a very important source of meat in Formosa, but the percentage of fertile eggs obtained from natural matings is not more than about 60. In an attempt to improve fertility in this cross, domestic ducks were...

Author(s)
ONISHI, N.; KATO, Y.
Publisher
Chiba,
Citation
Bull. nat. Inst. agric. Sci., 1955, 11, pp 17-31