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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...

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

The sperm storage tubules (SST) of the turkey hen, which are located in the uterovaginal junction (UVJ) of the oviduct, maintain viable sperm for up to 10 wk after a single insemination. The mechanisms of this in vivo sperm storage are poorly understood. Our objective was to evaluate mRNA and...

Foye-Jackson, O. T.; Long, J. A.; Bakst, M. R.; Blomberg, L. A.; Akuffo, V. G.; Silva, M. V. B.; Guthrie, H. D.; McMurtry, J. P.
Poultry Science Association, Savoy, USA
Poultry Science, 2011, 90, 7, pp 1539-1547