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EFFECT OF ZINC AND SELENIUM SUPPLEMENTATION ON SEMEN QUALITY OF BARBARI BUCKS

DOI: 10.5958/0976–0555.2014.00457.    | Article Id: B-2456 | Page : 366-369
Citation :- EFFECT OF ZINC AND SELENIUM SUPPLEMENTATION ON SEMEN QUALITY OF BARBARI BUCKS.Indian Journal of Animal Research.2014.(48):366-369
Pankaj Kumar, Brijesh Yadav* and Sarvajeet Yadav drbrijvet@gmail.com
Address : College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, DUVASU, Mathura-281 001, India

Abstract

The present study was conducted to investigate the effect of supplementation of zinc and selenium on semen quality in twelve Barbari bucks of proven fertility. The experimental animals were randomly divided into two groups of six and fed without any supplementation (control) or with 150-ppm zinc sulfate and 0.50-ppm sodium selenate (test group). Semen was collected on days 0, 60, 75, 90 and 105 to study its characteristics. In control group, no significant change was observed in semen quality during the study period. In test group, semen quality was improved in terms of a significant (P

Keywords

Buck Selenium Semen quality

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