History & previous meeting

AVIAN BIOLOGY RESEARCH 3 (3), 2010 123-i43

doi: 10.3184//175815510Xl 2837948154979


WPSA Working Group 6 (Reproduction), 2010 Meeting, Tours, France, 23 August 2010

The hen's vagina and its role in sustained fertility

Murray R. Bakst

Animal Biosciences and Biotechnology Labs ARS-USDA, Bettsville, AID 20705, USA

E-mail murray.bakst@ARS. USDA. GOV


New developments in incubation temperature

Marleen Boerjan

Pas Reform by, PO Box 2, 7038 ZG Zeddam, The Netherlands

E-mail boerjan@pasreform, com

Long-term influence of glucose application during the critical period in chicken embryos on body weight regulation

S. Bogatyrev*, J. Klein, M. Nassara , J. OIt and B. Tzschentke

Humboldt-University of Berlin, Institute of Biology, Philippstrasse 13, 10175 Berlin,


'a Present address: Cairo University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Giza, Egypt

*E-mail boga tyr@gmx.de


Embryonic development and weight changes in ostrich egg components during incubation


Z. Branda'b*, S.W.P. Cloetea'c, I.A, Maleckid and C.R. Browne

a Department of Animal Sciences, University of Stellenbosch, Private Bag XI, Matieland,

760, South Africa

b lnstitute for Animal Production, Oudtshoorn, PO Box 313, Oudtshoorn 6620, South


c lnstitute for Animal Production, Elsenburg, Private Bag XI, Elsenburg, 7607

d School of Biology, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Science, University of Western

Australia, Crawley, Australia

e lnstitute of Science and the Environment, University of Worcester, Henwick Grove,

Worcester WR2 6AJ, UK

*E-mail zanellb@elsenburg.corn

Modelling broodiness in reproductive turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo)

Sylvain Brierea'b*, Patrice Etourneaub, Daniel Guemenea'b'c,

Sandrine Grasteau-Mignonaa Gerard Levequeb and Jean-Pierre Brillarda

a lNRA, Station de Recherches Avicoles 37380 Nouzilly, France

b Grelier France Accouveur, La Bohardiere 49290 Saint Laurent de la Plaine, France, c Sysaaf, Unit de Recherches Avicoles 37380 Nouzilly, France

*E-mail s.briere@grelier.com


Preliminary investigation on fertility and hatchability by the use of  cryopreserved cock semen

Annelisse Castillo*, Isabella Romboli and Margherita Marzoni

Department of AnimalProduction, University of Pisa, Viale delle Piagge 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy



Increased spatial complexity of breeding pens affects fertility of commercial pheasants

D. Charles Deeming*, Holly R. Hodges and Jonathan J. Cooper

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Lincoln, Riseholme Park, Lincoln LN2 2LG, UK



Influence of short-term warm stimulation during the last 4 days of incubation time on body temperature and oxygen consumption in broiler and layer embryos

Mohamed I. El Sabrya and Barbara Tzschentkeb

b*a Animal Production Department, Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt

b Humboldt-University of Berlin, Institute of Biology,10115 Berlin, Germany


Changes in vitelline membrane strength during the storage of eggs from two broiler lines

NickFrencha*, Vanessa Kretzschmar b and Dinah Nicholsona

a Aviagen Ltd, Newbridge, Midlothian EH28 8SZ, UK

b Aviagen Inc, Cummings Research Park, 5015, Bradford Drive, Huntsville, Alabama 35805, USA



Hatchability of turkey poults and the impact of early feeding on post-hatch survival and performance are affected by egg size and stage of lay

A.E. Ghane*, J.L. Atkinson and I.J.H. Duncan

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada. N 1G 2W!


The rate of egg fertilization in the Pekin duck is higher in between- than within-strain matings

Irek A. Maleckia* and Glenn Fraserb

a School of Animal Biology, University of Western Australia, Crawley 6009 WA, Australia

b Luv-a-duck, Nhill 3418 VIC, Australia

*E-mail: ireneusz.malecki@uwa,edu.au

Glucose oxidation in chicken embryos incubated at a normal or high eggshell temperature-preliminary results of a tracer study

R. Molenaara*, J.J.G.C. van den Borneb, E. Hazejagerc, R. Meijerhofa, B. Kempc and H. van den Brandc

a Hatch Tech B.V.t PO Box 256, 3900 AG Veenendaal, The Netherlands

b Animal Nutrition Group, Wageningen University, PO Box 338, 6700 AH Wageningen,

The Netherlands

c Adaptation Physiology Group, Wageningen University, PO Box 338, 6700 AH

Wageningen, The Netherlands

D poultry Performance Plus, Kleine Enkweg 1, 7383 DB Voorst, The Netherlands

*E-mail rmolenaar@hatchtech.nl

Incubation temperature and leg health in broilers

Edgar O. Oviedo-Rondon* and Michael J. Wineland

Department of Poultry Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC27695, USA

*E-mail: edgar/_oviedo@ncsu.edu


Effects of mono(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (MEHP)on chicken seminiferous tubule cultured in vitro

Berenice Prieur, Edith Guibertr Jean-Pierre Brillard and Pascal Froment

INRA, UMR 85, Unite de Physiologie de la Reproduction et des Comportements, i:-37380 Nouzilly, France

The effect of hypercapnic conditions during early incubation of long-stored eggs

I.A.M. Reijrink , R. Meijerhofb, B. Kempc and H, van den Brandc

a HatchTech Incubation Technology B.V., PO Box256, 3900 AG Veenendaal, The


b Poultry Performance Plus, Kleine Enkweg 1, 7383 DB Voorst The Netherlands

c Adaptation Physiology Group, Wageningen Institute of Animal Sciences, Wageningen

University, PO Box 338, 6700 AH Wageningen, The Netherlands

E-mail: ireijrink@hatchtech.nt


Hatching synchronization in birds

Marion Rumpf and Barbara Tzschentke

Humboldt-University of Berlin, Institute of Biology, Philippstraße13, Haus2,10115 Berlin, Germany



Antioxidants and hatchability

Peter Surai

Feed-Food, Ltd, UK

E-mail psurai@feedfood.co, uk

Photoperiodic response of male broiler breeders


N.C. Tyler* and R.M. Gous

Animal and Poultry Science, University of KwaZulu,Natal, P. Bag XOI, Scottsville, 3209, South Africa

*E-mail: tyler@ukzn.ac:za


Impact of prenatal temperature stimulation on development of body functions: activation of hypothalamic NO-synthase in Muscovy duck embryos

Barbara Tzschenkea' and Valery Dunai'b

a Humboldt-University of Berlin, Institute of Biology, Philippstrasse 13, 10115 Berlin,


b Present address: Belorussian State University, Department of Human Ecology, prospect

Nezavisimosti, 4, 220050, Minsk, Belarus

*E-mail: barbara.tzschentke@rz.hu-berlin,de


How does the embryo digest and absorb the egg nutrients resources during incubation?

Zehava Uni*, Liran Yadgary, Roni Yair and Ofra Kedar

Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Hebrew University, Rehovot Israel, 76100

*E-mail: uni@agri.huji.ac.il


Synthesis and storage of carbohydrates in the chick embryo during incubation

Liran Yadgary and Zehava Uni*

Department of Animai Sciencet Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Hebrew University, Rehovot, Israel 76100

*E-mail: uni@agri.huji.ac.il


Effect of strain on eggshell temperature during incubation and chick measurements

Servet Yalcina , Elif Babacanoglua and Akif Aklasb

a Ege University Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Animal Science, lzmir

b Abazoglu Yem, Soya ve Tekstil Sanayi A.S., lzmir, Turkey

*E-maik servet.yalcin@ege.edu.tr


Hatching results of genotypes with different live weights used for developing slow growing meat type chickens

Umut Sami Yamak, Musa Sarica and Mehmet Akif Boz

Ondokuz Mayis University, Agricultural Faculty, Department of Animal Science, Samsun, Turkey

E-maik usyamak@omu.edu.tr


The potential to use turkey (Meleagris gailopavo) primordial germ cells to produce a genomic archive and germ line chimeras

Alexander J. Wadea*, Nick Frenchb and Grenham Irelandc

a EW-GROUP, Chowley Oak Business Park, Chester CH3 9GA, UK

b Aviagen Ltd, 11 Lochend Road, Newbridge, Midlothian, Edinburgh EH28 8SZ, UK

c The University of Manchester, Faculty of Life sciences, Oxford Road,

Manchester M 13 9PL, UK

*E-maik ]ames.wade@ew-group.de



Key Note Speakers

for 2024 IFRG meeting

Anais Carvalho, Ph.D

Anais Carvalho, Ph.D

Rooster fertility: diagnosis and conservation

Dinah Nicholson, Ph.D

Dinah Nicholson, Ph.D

Development and Updates on SPIDES; sciences and practices

Servet Yalcin, Ph.D

Servet Yalcin, Ph.D

Impact of incubation temperature on meat quality in broilers

Our sponsors and partners

We Value Our Sponsors & Partners

Support provided by corporations and businesses makes it possible to develop and implement programs, projects and resources.
For more information on the opportunity to become a Sponsor, please contact Ampai Nangsuay, President IFRG at ampai@ifrg.be