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Individual study: Very low success of artificial insemination of American kestrels Falco sparverius

Published source details

Parks J.E., Heck W.R. & Hardaswick V. (1986) Cryopreservation of peregrine falcon semen and post-thaw dialysis to remove glycerol. Raptor Research, 15, 15-20


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Freeze semen for use in artificial insemination Bird Conservation

A small ex situ study (Parks et al. 1986) found that a single American kestrel Falco sparverius inseminated with frozen peregrine falcon F. peregrinus semen (defrosted and dialyzed to remove glycerol added before freezing) laid six eggs of which two were fertile and one hatched.