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Effect of Fructose on Fertility in Fowl Semen

Tatik Hernawati and Erma Safitri

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya 60115, Indonesia

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal April 2020: 97 (4) - pages 43 to 45
(Received: September, 2019, Accepted: November, 2019)


The purpose of the study was to determine the fertility of fowl semen after addition of fructose in egg yolk skim milk diluent.The three treatments with added levels of fructose in egg yolk skim milk diluent, respectively at: 5% (T1); 7,5% (T2); and 10%(T3) and then compared with control:egg yolk skim milk diluent without fructose(C).The results showed that the three treatments differ with control on fertility (<0.05). The conclusion, fructose in egg yolks skim milk diluent to the cock semen helps in maintaining of spermatozoal quality, thus improving their fertility

Key Words: Fertility, Fowl semen, Fructose

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