Use of a sperm analyzer for evaluating broiler breeder males. 1. Effects of altering sperm quality and quantity on the sperm motility index.

@article{McDaniel1998UseOA,
  title={Use of a sperm analyzer for evaluating broiler breeder males. 1. Effects of altering sperm quality and quantity on the sperm motility index.},
  author={Cindy McDaniel and Janet Hannah and Heidi M. Parker and Thomas W. Smith and Carsten D. Schultz and C. D. Zumwalt},
  journal={Poultry science},
  year={1998},
  volume={77 6},
  pages={888-93}
}
A new instrument for assessing mammalian semen attributes, the Sperm Quality Analyzer, was evaluated as a potential tool for determining rooster sperm quality. The Sperm Quality Analyzer measures the "activity" of sperm in a semen sample as the sperm motility index (SMI). The SMI is defined as the number and amplitude of deflections in a light path per… CONTINUE READING