IFRG Meeting 2011 - EDE, THE NETHERLANDS
(organiser - Nick French)

Authors (*presenter)

Affiliation

Title

Invited speakers
Jordi Altimiras*

AVIAN Behavioural Genomics and Physiology, IFM Biology, Linköpings universitet, Linköping, Sweden.

Can we engineer the heart in broiler chickens during incubation?

Julie A. Long Animal Biosciences and Biotechnology Laboratory, Beltsville Agriculture Research Center, BARC-East, Building 200, Room 120, Power Mill Road, Beltsville, MD 20705 Improving the Fertility of Cryopreserved Poultry Semen
Plenary
S. Pinchuk, N. Meiri and S. Yahav
Institute of Animal Science, ARO the Volcani Center, Bet-dagan 6 Israel 50250 The effect of thermal manipulation, during early embryogenesis, on angiogenesis and thermo-tolerance in broilers
S. Rehault-Godbert, N. Guyot, J. Gautron, F. Baron and Y. Nys* INRA, UR83, Poultry unit, Function and Regulation of egg proteins, F37380 Nouzilly, France.

Antimicrobial activity of egg white: identification of novel proteins and changes in anti-Salmonella activity during incubation.

R. Schulte-Drüggelte and S. Trinkies Lohmann Tierzucht GmbH, Cuxhaven, Germany Pre-storage incubation of eggs from layer-type breeds compared to other treatments to preserve hatchability during storage
B. Tzschentke and M. Rumpf Humboldt-University of Berlin, Institute of Biology, WG Perinatal Adaptation, Philippstr. 13, 10115 Berlin, Germany. Embryonic development of endothermy in precocial birds
G. van der Linde Heering, Spinfondsweg 4, 8171 NV Vaassen, P.O. Box 100, 8170 AC Vaassen, The Netherlands Increased metabolism in post hatch broilers related to increased growth capacity and climate conditions; implications for transport design.
S. Yahav Institute of Animal Science, ARO the Volcani center, Bet-Dagan 6, Israel 50250. Changing incubation temperature - perspectives and facts
Salamon A. and J.P. Kent School of Biology and Environmental Sciences, University College Dublin,
Dublin, Ireland. Ballyrichard House, Arklow, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
Egg size variation in double yolked duck eggs
D. E. Yoho, R. K. Bramwell J. R. Moyle, and S. M. Whipple. Department of Poultry Science, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas. Sperm production and testicular development of broiler breeder males reared with various light stimulation cycles
Marzoni M.*, Castillo A. and Romboli I Dept. Physiological Sciences, University of Pisa, Viale delle Piagge 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy Cryopreservation of broiler breeder semen: effect of thawing methods on sperm quality and fertility
R. Molenaar1, R. Hulet2, R. Meijerhof 3, C. M. Maatjens1, B. Kemp4, and H. van den Brand4 1HatchTech Incubation Technology B.V., P.O. Box 256, 3900 AG Veenendaal, the Netherlands. 2Department of Poultry Science, Penn State University, University Park 16802, State College, USA. 3Poultry Performance Plus, Kleine Enkweg 1, 7383 DB Voorst, the Netherlands. 4Adaptation Physiology Group, Wageningen University, P.O. Box 338, 6700 AH Wageningen, the Netherlands. Incubation temperature: A predisposing factor for ascites
M.V. Nechaeva Institute of Developmental Biology RAS Vavilov Str. 26, 119334, Moscow, Russia Changes of heart rate response to acute hypoxia during the second third of chick embryogenesis
Dinah Nicholson1, Nick French1, Vanessa Kretzschmar2, Danny Goyne2 & Andy Hogg1

Aviagen Ltd, Newbridge, Midlothian, EH28 8SZ, UK; 2. Aviagen Inc, 5015 Bradford Drive, Huntsville, AL 35805, USA;

Hatch benefits of short periods of incubation during egg storage
Y. Piestun, O. Halevy, and S. Yahav
1 Dept. of Poultry and A.quaculture Sciences, ARO The Volcani Center, Institute of Animal Sciences, Bet-Dagan , P.O.Box 6 , Israel 50250. 2 Dept. of Animal Sciences, The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Quality Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot 76100, Israel Thermal Manipulations of Broiler Embryos Affect Thermoregulation and Development During Embryogenesis
A. Castillo, I. Romboli and M. Marzoni*

Dept. Physiological Sciences, University of Pisa, Viale delle Piagge 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy

Cryopreserved pheasant semen thawed by the hotplate method and tested in vivo
N.A. French1, D.A. Nicholson1, V. Kretzschmar2 & D. Goyne2

1. Aviagen Ltd, Newbridge, Midlothian, EH28 8SZ, UK; 2. Aviagen Inc, 5015 Bradford Drive, Huntsville, AL 35805, USA;

Effect of post-hatch holding temperature on chick behaviour, gut development and broiler performance

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

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada. N1G 2W1.

The effects of turkey strain on amnion consumption and hatching behaviour of late-term embryos.

J. A. Hamidu*1, G. M. Fasenko2, D. R. Barreda1 and L. L. Guan1 1Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, AB T6G 2P5, Canada; and 2Department of Animal and Range Sciences, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces 88003, Effects of broiler egg storage on cell death
Julie A. Long Animal Biosciences and Biotechnology Laboratory, Beltsville Agriculture Research Center, BARC-East, Building 200, Room 120, Power Mill Road, Beltsville, MD 20705 Improving the Fertility of Cryopreserved Poultry Semen
C. M. Maatjens, I. A. M. Reijrink and R. Molenaar HatchTech Incubation Technology B.V., P.O. Box 256, 3900 AG Veenendaal, the Netherlands Effect of body temperature and relative humidity in the hatcher on body weight loss and chick length of the broiler chick
I.A.M. Reijrink1*, L. Sijses2, and H. van den Brand2 1HatchTech B.V., P.O. Box 256, 3900 AG Veenendaal, the Netherlands; 2Adaptation Physiology Group, Wageningen University, P.O. Box 338, 6700 AH Wageningen, the Netherlands.

Preincubation warming profile affects early embryonic mortality in long-stored broiler eggs

M.A Aslam, M. Hulst, H. Woelders and M. Smits

Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre, Wageningen UR Livestock Research

Sexing of day zero unincubated chicken eggs (Gallus gallus)

S. Bogatyrev1, I. Schiavo1, K. Melchior2, T. Ziska2 and B. Tzschentke1 1Humboldt-University of Berlin, Institute of Biology, Philippstraße 13, Haus 2, 10115 Berlin, Germany. 2 Charité - University Medicine Berlin,Campus Virchow – Klinikum, Division of  'Experimental Obstetrics', Clinic of Obstetrics, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany

Artificial induction of hyperglycemia in chick embryos: method and postnatal effect

R. K. Bramwell, D. E. Yoho, J. R. Moyle, and S. M. Whipple Department of Poultry Science, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR Broiler Breeder Flock Infertility; What is the role of the hen?
J.- P. Brillard 1 and C. Hamelin 2 1FERTIL’AVI, Rouziers de Touraine, France. 2DSM Nutritional Products, Courbevoie, France
Effects of dietary Canthaxanthin supplementation on several reproductive characteristics in adult broiler breeder males
Annelisse Castillo1*, Margherita Marzoni1, Simona Sagona1, Lorenzo Citti2, Silvia Rocchiccioli2, Isabella Romboli1, Antonio Felicioli1 1Department of Physiological Sciences, Veterinary Faculty, Pisa University, Viale delle Piagge 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
2Clinical Physiology Institute, National Research Council of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Preliminary detection of seminal plasma proteins in the domestic fowl, Gallus gallus, using two-dimensional gel electrophoresis and mass spectrometry.