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Mary A. McNiven

  • B.Sc. Agr., University of Guelph, 1975
  • Agr. Dr., Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, 1980
Professor of Animal Science
Health Management
Veterinary Medicine
(902) 566-0817
Research Interests: 
  • Sperm preservation
  • Fatty acid nutrition of ruminant animals
  • Equine nutrition
  • Aquaculture nutrition
  • Improvement in locally produced crops as feed for livestock
  • Improvement in the quality of beef fat
  1. Mansour, N., McNiven, M.A., Richardson, G.F. 2008. Effect of seminal plasma protein on post-thaw motility, viability and fertility of Arctic Char, Salvelinus alpinus (L.) spermatozoa. North American Journal of Aquaculture 70:92-97.
  2. McNiven, M.A., Richardson, G.F. 2006. Effect of quercetin on capacitation status, ATP content and membrane integrity of stallion spermatozoa. Cell Preserv. Tech. 4:169-177.
  3. Mansour, N., Richardson, G.F., McNiven, M.A. 2006. Effect of extender composition and freezing rate on post-thaw motility, membrane integrity and fertility of Arctic char spermatozoa. Aquaculture Research 37:862-868.
  4. Mansour, N., McNiven, M.A., Richardson, G.F. 2006. The effect of dietary supplementation with blueberry, -tocopherol or astaxanthin on oxidative stability of Arctic char (Salvelinus alpinus) semen. Theriogenology 66:373-382.
  5. Nanton, D.A.,, McNiven, M.A.Lall, S.P. 2006. Serum lipoproteins in juvenile haddock, Melanogrammus aeglefinus. Aquaculture Nutrition 12:363-371.