Preservation of fowl semen in liquid nitrogen: application to breeding programmes.

@article{Lake1981PreservationOF,
  title={Preservation of fowl semen in liquid nitrogen: application to breeding programmes.},
  author={Philip Lake and O Ravie and John Gordon McAdam},
  journal={British poultry science},
  year={1981},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={71-7}
}
1. A method of freezing semen of individual males was adapted for use under farm conditions using an automated freezing apparatus. 2. An insemination programme to produce high fertility and hatchability with semen which had been deep frozen for 2 months was devised. 3. Over 90 % fertile eggs with a 90 % hatch of all eggs set was obtained with frozen and thawed semen over a period from the 2 nd to the 12th day after the first of four insemination. The persistency of fertility was also tested and… CONTINUE READING

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