IFRG Meeting 2012 - PISA, ITALY
(organiser - Margherita Marzoni and Anneiisse Castillo)

Authors (*presenter)

Affiliation

Title

Invited speakers
T. Pizzari* University of Oxford, UK The architecture of fertility
M.M. Bain* IBAHCM, University of Glasgow, G61 1QH, Scotland, UK Developing novel tools to improve eggshell quality and egg safety

Y. Oznurlu, I. Celık*, T. Telatar and E. Sur

Department of Histology and Embryology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Selcuk, 42003, Campus, Konya, Turkey Histochemical and histological evaluations of the effects of high incubation temperature on embryonic development of thymus and bursa of Fabricius in broiler chickens
J.S. Dymond*, M.R. Bakst, A.D. Nicholson, N.A. French United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Animal and Natural Resources Institute, Animal Biosciences and Biotechnology Laboratory. Beltsville, MD 20705, United States. Aviagen Ltd., Newbridge, Midlothian, EH28 8SZ, U.K. The effect of short periods of incubation during long egg storage on the development of the broiler embryo
Plenary
M. Adamski, A. Kowalczyk, E. Łukaszewicz and Z. Rzońca Division of Poultry Breeding, Institute of Animal Breeding, Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences, Chełmońskiego 38a, 51630 Wrocław, Poland; Forestry Wisła; Czarne 6; 43460 Wisla, Poland. Email: ewa.lukaszewicz@up.wroc.pl Physical traits of capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus L.) eggs and their hatchability
E. Babacanoğlu

Yüzüncü Yıl Universty, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Animal Science, Van Turkey. Email: elif.babacanoglu@ege.edu.tr

Effects of maternal stress on morphological traits and mean relative asymmetry in broiler embryo and chicksEffects of maternal stress on morphological traits and mean relative asymmetry in broiler embryo and chicks

G K Baggott*             Department of Biological Sciences, Birkbeck, University of London, Malet St., London WC1E 7HX. email: g.baggott@bbk.ac.uk Egg pH:  where did we all go wrong?
L. Bedrani, E. Helloin, N. Guyot, Y. Nys* INRA , UR83 Recherches Avicoles, Nouzilly, France. INRA , UR1282, Infectiologie et Santé Publique, Nouzilly, France

Microbial environment of the hen modulates the innate immune defence of the egg against bacteria

M. Bonato*, C.K. Cornwallis, I.A. Malecki, P.K. Rybnik& S.W.P. Cloete Department of Animal Sciences, University of Stellenbosch, Matieland 7600, South Africa; Department of Biology, Lund University, SE223 62 Lund, Sweden. School of Animal Biology M092, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia. Department of Genetics and Animal Breeding, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Ciszewskiego 8, 02786 Warsaw, Poland. Institute for Animal Production: Elsenburg, Private Bag X1, Elsenburg 7607, South Africa. *Corresponding author: mbonato@sun.ac.za

Intraspecific variation in ostrich sperm velocity and viability in response to seminal plasma

Z. Brand*, S.W.P. Cloete, I.A. Malecki and C.R. Brown Department of Animal Sciences, University of Stellenbosch, Private Bag X1, Matieland, 7602, South Africa; Institute for Animal Production, PO Box 351, Oudtshoorn, 6220, South Africa; Institute for Animal Production, Private Bag X1, Elsenburg, 7607, South Africa; School of Animal Biology, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Science, University of Western Australia, Crawley, 6009, Australia; UWA Institute of Agriculture, The University of Western Australia, 35, Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia; Institute of Science and the Environment, University of Worcester, Henwick Grove, Worcester, WR2 6AJ, England Changes in the air cell volume of artificially incubated ostrich eggs
S. Cerolini, L. Zaniboni, M. Madeddu, E. Colombo, nad M.G. Mangiagalli Department of Health, Animal Science and Food Safety; University of Milan; Via Trentacoste 2 20134 Milano, Italy. Email: silvia.cerolini@unimi.it Dietary manipulation and sensitivity to cryopreservation in chicken spermatozoa
S. Cerolini, M. Madeddu, L. Zaniboni, E. Colombo, C. Cozzi and M.G. Mangiagalli Department of Health, Animal Science and Food Safety; University of Milan; via Trentacoste 2 20134 Milano, Italy. Email: silvia.cerolini@unimi.it Egg production, fertility and hatchability in the Italian chicken breed Milanino
D.C. Deeming*, M.C. Mainwaring, I.R. Hartley& S.J. Reynolds School of Life Sciences, University of Lincoln, Riseholme Park, Lincoln, LN2 2LG, UK; Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YQ, UK; Centre for Ornithology, School of Biosciences, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK Effect of latitude on nest construction and function in Great Tits (Parus major) and Blue Tits (Cyanistes caeruleus) in Great Britain
M. Dzugan, M.W. Lis, N. Lukáč, M. Drobaand J.W. Niedziółka Department of Food Chemistry and Toxicology, University of Rzeszów, Ćwiklińskiej 2, 35601 Rzeszów, Poland; Department of Poultry and Fur Animals Breeding and Animal Hygiene, University of Agriculture in Kraków, Al. Mickiewicza 24/28, 30059 Kraków, Poland; Department of Animal Physiology, Slowak Agriculture University in Nitra, Tr. Hlinku 2, 94 9976 Nitra, Slovakia. Email: mdzugan@univ.rzeszow.pl Some biochemical changes in blood and tissues of onedayold chicks exposed to cadmium during embryogenesis
A. Farzinpour* and F. Chobdarian

Department of Animal science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Kurdistan, Sanandaj, Iran  Corresponding author: amjadfarzinpour@gmail.com

Effects of silver nanoparticles administration on reproductive performance of Japanese Quail

N. A. French* Aviagen Ltd, Newbridge, Midlothian EH28 8SZ, UK. Email: nfrench@aviagen.com Incubation research: What do we know and what do we need to know?
V. Gerzilov

Department of Animal Science, Agricultural University, 12 Mendeleev str., 4000 Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Email: v_gerzilov@abv.bg

A study on the cryopreservation of Muscovy drake semen

K.B. Głodek*, M.W. Lis, A. Sechman , D. Wątor, K. Pawlakand J.W. Niedziółka.

 

University of Agriculture in Krakow, Faculty of Animal Sciences, Department of Poultry and Fur Animal Breeding and Animal Hygiene al. Mickiewicza 24/28; 30059 Krakow, Poland; Department of Animal Physiology and Endocrinology, University of Agriculture in Krakow, 30059 Krakow. Poland. Email: kglodek@ar.krakow.pl untsville, AL 35805, USA;

PCB mixture (Aroclor1254) disturbs chick embryo development

N. Iaffaldano, M. Di Iorio, S. Cerolini, M.P. Rosato

Department of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of Molise, via De Sanctis snc, 86100 Campobasso, Italy. Tel. +39 0874 404697; Fax +39 0874 404855; VSA Department, University of Milan, Italy. Email: nicolaia@unimol.it

Licopene supplementation improves the survival of turkey semen after liquid storage

A. Ipek, U. Sahan, B. Yilmaz

 

Uludag University, Faculty of Agriculture Department of Animal Science 16059, Gorukle, Bursa, Turkey. Email: aipek@uludag.edu.tr The Effect of In Ovo Ascorbic Acid and Glucose Injection in Broiler Breeder Eggs on Hatchability and Chick Weight

S. Janisch, C. Krischek, K. Wimmers and M. Wicke

 

Department of Animal Sciences, Quality of Food of Animal Origin, GeorgAugustUniversity Goettingen, Germany; Institute of Food Quality and Food Safety, Foundation University of Veterinary Medicine, Hannover, Germany; Leibniz Institute for farm animal Biology, Dummerstorf, Germany. Email: Sabine.Janisch@agr.unigoettingen.de Influence of incubation temperature on mitochondrial activity in the breast and the leg muscle of broiler embryo

M.W. Lis, J. Augustyn, A. Lisowska-Lis and J.W. Niedziółka

Department of Poultry and Fur Animals Breeding and Animal Hygiene, University of Agriculture in Krakow, al. Mickiewicza 24/28; 30059 Krakow, Poland; Department of Automatics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Automatics, Computer Science and Electronics University of Science and Technology, al. Mickiewicza 30; 30059 Kraków, Poland; Technology Institute, Higher Vocational State School in Tarnow, ul. Mickiewicza 8, 33100 Tarnow, Poland. Email: rzlis@cyfkr.edu.pl Using thermography to monitoring of development of thermoregulation of chick embryo (Gallus gallus)

M.W. Lis, A. Sechman, K. Głodek, K. Pawlak and J.W. Niedziółka

Department of Poultry and Fur Animals Breeding and Animal Hygiene, Department of Animal Physiology and Endocrinology, University of Agriculture in Krakow, al. Mickiewicza 24/28; 30059 Krakow, Poland. Email: rzlis@cyfkr.edu.pl

Effect of ascorbic acid in ovo administration on thyroid hormone concentration in blood plasma of chicken embryo exposed to hyperthermia during hatching

Ewa Łukaszewicz*, Artur Kowalczyk, Zenon Rzońca

 

Division of Poultry Breeding, Institute of Animal Breeding, Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences, Chełmońskiego 38a, 51630 Wrocław, Poland. Forestry Wisła; Czarne 6; 43460 Wisla, Poland. Email: ewa.lukaszewicz@up.wroc.pl

Individual characteristics of capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus L.) semen in two succeeding seasons

C. M. Maatjens*, I. A. M. Reijrink, R. Molenaar, C. W. van der Pol, B. Kemp and H. van den Brand

HatchTech BV, P.O. Box 256, 3900 AG Veenendaal, the Netherlands; Adaptation Physiology Group, Wageningen University, P.O. Box 338, 6700 AH Wageningen, the Netherlands. *Email: cmaatjens@hatchtech.nl

Effects of temperature and CO2 during the last 4 days of incubation on chick quality

M. Marzoni*, A. Castillo and I. Romboli

 

Department of Physiological Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary, Pisa University Viale delle Piagge 2 561241 (PI), Italy *Email: m.marzoni@vet.unipi.it

Hatchability of pheasant eggs fertilized with cryopreserved semen from dietary manipulated males

D. Nicholson, N. French*, E. van Lierde, A. Hogg, J. Sims, T. Torma, N. Leksrisompong, M. Ganesan

Aviagen Ltd, Newbridge, Midlothian, EH28 8SZ, UK;  Aviagen Inc, 5015 Bradford Drive, Huntsville, AL 35805, USA; Aviagen KFT, 75, Fehérvári Street, Gyır, H9028, IntegrálPark,Hungary;  Aviagen India Poultry Breeding Company Private Limited, Elayamuthur P.O, Gandhinagar – 642 154, Udumalpet Taluk, Tiruppur District, India; Email:dnicholson@aviagen.com

Practical implementation of short periods of incubation during egg storage

T. Ozaydın and I. Celik*

 

Department of Histology and Embryology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Selcuk, 42031, Campus, Konya, Turkey Effects of high incubation temperature on small intestine development of broiler embryos: evaluation of histochemical, immunohistochemical and histological findings of two commercial strains

Y. Oznurlu, I. Celık*, T. Telatar and E. Sur

Department of Histology and Embryology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Selcuk, 42003, Campus, Konya, Turkey Histochemical and histological evaluations of the effects of high incubation temperature on embryonic development of thymus and bursa of Fabricius in broiler chickens

A. Partyka, W. NiŜański, E. Łukaszewiczand J. Bajzert

 

 

Department of Reproduction and Clinic of Farm Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, pl Grunwaldzki 49, 50366 Wrocław; Department of Poultry Breeding, Faculty of Biology and Animal Breeding, ul. Chełmońskiego 38c, 51630 Wrocław, Department of Immunology, Pathophysiology and Prevention Veterinary, ul. C.K. Norwida 31, 50375 Wrocław: Email: partykaagnieszka@gmail.com The effect of antioxidants on frozenthawed chicken sperm

K. Pawlak, M.W. Lis and K.B. Głodek

Department of Poultry and Fur Animals Breeding and Animal Hygiene, University of Agriculture in Krakow, al. Mickiewicza 24/28; 30059 Krakow, Poland. Email: rzpawlak@cyfkr.edu.pl Influence of radio electromagnetic fields on the chicken hatching

Y. Piestun*, S. Yahav, and O. Halevy

 

 

Dept. of Poultry and Aquaculture Sciences, ARO The Volcani Center, Institute of Animal Sciences, BetDagan , P.O.Box 6 , Israel 50250. Dept. of Animal Sciences, The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Quality Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot 76100, Israel. Corresponding author: piestun@agri.huji.ac.il Prenatal thermal manipulation affects muscle development in broiler chickens

Ü. Şahan , A. Đpek, B. Yilmaz-dikmen, C. Aydin, and E. Kederli

Uludag University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Animal Science, Bursa, Turkey; Uludag University, Keles Vocational School, Keles, Bursa, Turkey; Uludag University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Physiology, Bursa, Turkey; Hastavuk, Commercial Breeder Farm, Bursa, Turkey Effect Of Oxygen Supplementation In The Hatcher At High Altitude On The Incubation Results Of Broiler Eggs Laid At Low Altitude  

C.B. Santos, A.P. Rosa*, A. Scher, D.A. Alves, A. Bridi and J.O.B. Sorbara

Universidade Federal de Santa Maria Poultry Laboratory, RS, Brazil. DSM Nutritional Products. São Paulo, SP, Brazil Effects of Canthaxanthin and 25hidroxicolecalciferol on the reproductive performance of broiler breeders from 25 to 52 weeks of age.

A.A. Sawad and Zaid A. k. mazaid

Department of Anatomy, College of Veterinary Medicine,University of Basrah, Basrah, Iraq. Email: alaasawad65@yahoo.com Effect of different concentrations of vitamin A on the chick broiler embryo development

R. SchulteDrueggelte*, D. Cavero, W. Icken, M. Schmutz and R. Preisinger

Lohmann Tierzucht GmbH, D27454 Cuxhaven, Germany, schultedrueggelte@ltz.de Assessment of different day-old chick quality measurements as a breeding trait in layer type chicken

Ç. Şeremet, Ö. Altan, A. Altan and H. Bayraktar

Ege University Faculty of Agriculture Department of Animal Science, 35100 Izmir, Turkey Email: cigdemseremet@gmail.com The effects of monochromatic lighting on embryonic development and hatching performance depending on egg shell colour

Barbara Tzschentke and Sabrina Tatge*

Humboldt University of Berlin, Institute of Biology, Philippstr. 13, 10115 Berlin, Germany Imprinting of body functions by manipulation of incubation temperature and its long

Z. Uni*

Department of Animal Science, The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Hebrew University, Rehovot, Israel 76100 Nutritional limitations during incubation period

C. W. van der Pol*, I. A. M. van RoovertReijrink, C. M. Maatjens, H. van den Brand, R. Molenaar

HatchTech B.V., P.O. Box 256, 3900 AG Veenendaal, The Netherlands. Adaptation Physiology Group, Wageningen University, P.O. Box 338, 6700 AH Wageningen, The Netherlands. Email presenter: cvdpol@hatchtech.nl Effect of relative humidity during incubation on embryonic mortality, chick quality, and postnatal development

J. Zawadzka and E. Łukaszewicz

Division of Poultry Breeding, Institute of Animal Breeding, Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences, Chełmońskiego 38C, 51630 Wrocław, Poland. Email: ewa.lukaszewicz@up.wroc.pl Sperm Morphometry of Six Polish Rare Breed Duck Flocks

M.A.L. Zuffi*, F. Marsiglia and E. Martelli

Museo di Storia Naturale e del Territorio, Università di Pisa. Via Roma 79, I56011 Calci (Pisa) Italy, marcoz@museo.unipi.it Clutch size variation, reproductive investment and resource allocation in the European pond turtle, Emys orbicularis.
Mike Wineland*
North Carolina State University, USA Impact of incubation on health and performance of poultry
Ali Youssef
University of Leuven, Belgium Monitoring chick vocalisations during hatching