History & previous meeting

2005 Meeting: University of Lincoln, Lincoln, UK; 6th-7th September

(organiser: Charles Deeming)

keynote speakers

David P Froman 

Sperm mobility: a new quantitative trait in poultry

Ken F Laughlin

Fertility – 30 years on



A Ar, A Reizis and I Hammel

Blood vessel density and eNOS concentration in the chick embryo chorio-allantoic membrane: area under the air cell is different from the rest

Caroline Pellet-Many & Glenn K Baggott

The pH and ionic composition of the sub-embryonic fluid of the Japanese quail (Coturnix c. japonica)

M M Bain, A J Fagan, J M Mullin, I McNaught & B Condon

Making use of a state-of-the-art ultra high field (7 Tesla) MRI system to non-invasively monitor chick development in ovo

Marleen L Boerjan

Trouble shooting in daily practice of the hatchery

M R Bakst, P Durand, P Trefil & J P Brillard

Testicular stem cells: the potential for transgenic poultry

A Castillo, M Marzoni & I Romboli

Some features of they hybrid between Gallus gallus and Phasianus colchicus

D C Deeming

Can modern technology replace the hatchery manager?

Charles Deeming & Chris du Feu

Egg productivity and mortality over 25 years for Blue Tits (Parus caeruleus) and Great Tits (Parus major) in Treswell Wood, Nottinghamshire

Irek A Malecki & Graeme B Martin

Sperm OPVL increases in emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae) and ostrich (Struthio camelus) pairs

Irek A Malecki, Caitlin E Reed & Graeme B Martin

Hypo-osmotic swelling test for measuring integrity of the emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae) sperm membrane

Irek A Malecki, Caitlin E Reed & Graeme B Martin

Membrane integrity and fertilising ability of emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae) spermatozoa following storage in vitro at 4 and 20oC for up to 48 hours

G McEntee, B Simbi, N Perez-Carmona & N Stickland

Movement in ovo and its effects on proliferation, apoptosis and post-hatch muscle fibre number in the chick

S D Terletski, A L Shannon, L E McKeown, E E O’Dea, L M McMullen & G M Fasenko

The effect of spraying broiler hatching eggs with electrolysed oxidising water on eggshell microbial load, hatchability, chick quality and broiler production parameters

M Samuni & A Ar

Can nitric oxide emitted from incubated eggs be used to indicate stress?

Andrew Soh

Practical assessment of viability and growth of embryos via carbon dioxide production in Japanese quail eggs

Andrew Soh

Visible and ultraviolet colour differences in Coturnix c. japonica eggs

Zdenka Zemanova

Epididymal malformations as a possible consequence of developmental defects of the mesonephros



Key Note Speakers

for 2022 IFRG meeting

Speaker: Kristen Brady

Dr. Kristen Brady
Animal Biosciences and Biotechnology Laboratory, BARC, ARS, USDA, United States

The biological and practical implications of egg storage and SPIDES

Speaker: Henry van den Brand

Dr. Henry van den Brand
Adaptation Physiology Group, Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands

Research and implications of eggshell temperature, CO2 and and O2 during incubation: what do we know?

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