Egg Production and Fertility following Various Methods of Insemination in Japanese Quail (coturnix Coturnix Japonica).

@article{Wentworth1963EggPA,
  title={Egg Production and Fertility following Various Methods of Insemination in Japanese Quail (coturnix Coturnix Japonica).},
  author={Bernard C. Wentworth and W J Mellen},
  journal={Journal of reproduction and fertility},
  year={1963},
  volume={6},
  pages={215-20}
}
was successfully used to collect semen from male Japanese quail, and females were artificially inseminated by intravaginal, intraperitoneal and intrauterine routes. Others were mated naturally. Semen from antibiotic-fed males, diluted with quail-egg albumin containing antibiotics, and deposited in the uterus (shell gland) by means of a hypodermic needle passed through the egg contained therein, fertilized more than 75 % of the females for a mean duration of 4\m=.\6days. This procedure also… CONTINUE READING

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