Filling rates of the uterovaginal sperm storage glands in the turkey.

@article{McIntyre1983FillingRO,
  title={Filling rates of the uterovaginal sperm storage glands in the turkey.},
  author={David R. McIntyre and Vern L. Christensen},
  journal={Poultry science},
  year={1983},
  volume={62 8},
  pages={1652-6}
}
Large White turkey hens were assigned to two groups of 30 birds each and photostimulated at 32 weeks of age. Group 1 hens (nonlaying) were artificially inseminated (AI) three times prior to the onset of lay on Days 14, 15, and 16 postlighting. Group 2 hens (laying) were also inseminated three times as in Group 1, but the inseminations followed the onset of egg production on Days 23, 24, and 25 postlighting. Six hens from each group were sacrificed following the initial insemination at intervals… CONTINUE READING