2009 Meeting: University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, 7th - 8th July

 

(organiser: Victoria Hurst)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Silvia Cerolini*

Cryopreservation of chicken semen by the pellet method: Study on semen processing, sperm quality, DNA integrity and bacterial contamination

 

FACTORS AFFECTING BIRD MANAGEMENT AND EGG QUALITY

Andrew Ball*

Vitamins and Embyogenesis

Alwyn Havard*

Reducing the impact of stress on broiler breeders

 

 

MRI IMAGING

Brian Hills*

Some novel off-line and on-line MRI methods and their potential application to egg quality

Suzanne Duce*, S Chudek & C. Tickle

m-MRI looking deeper into avian embryonic development

 

 

INCUBATION IN SPECIES OTHER THAN THE DOMESTIC FOWL

Nick French*

The turkey: Is it a big chicken?

 

Nicola Hemmings*

Embryo death: hatching failure in wild birds

 

Charles Deeming*

Relationship between mass, surface area and volume

 

 

FERTILITY SESSION

Annelise Castillo*, M. Marzoni, I. Romboli

Some advice to breed common pheasants used as donors of good quality semen

Margeurita Marzoni*, A Castillo & I Romboli

Brief note on in vivo responses of cryopreserved pheasant semen

Margeurita Marzoni*, A Castillo & I Romboli

Pheasant semen cryopreserved in pellets: Effect of drop volume on spermatozoa viability and mobility

 

 

INCUBATION SESSION

Roos Molenaar*, R Meijerhof,  B Kemp, R Hulet & H van den Brand

High eggshell temperatures: A matter of life and death importance?

 

Jacob Hamidu*, A Rieger, G Fasenko, & D Barreda

Does chicken egg storage affect chicken embryo cell viability

Dinah Nicholson*

Thermal Imaging in the hatchery

* - presenter