Effect of peak winter and summer season on quality and freezability of Tharparkar bull semen

DOI: 10.5958/0976-0555.2015.00073.4    | Article Id: B-2618 | Page : 265-268
Citation :- Effect of peak winter and summer season on quality and freezability of Tharparkar bull semen.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2015.(49):265-268
J.S. Rajoriya, J.K. Prasad, S.K. Ghosh, Anuj Kumar*, Snehal .S. Ramteke, Mahak Singh and Sandeep Kumar anujduvasu@rediffmail.com
Address : Germ Plasm Centre, Division of Animal Reproduction, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly 243 122, India.

Abstract

The present investigation was undertaken to study the effect of season on quality and freezability of Tharparkar bull semen. A total of 60 semen ejaculates (30 winter and 30 summer) of Tharparkar bulls were collected. Physico-morphological characteristics of semen viz. volume (ml), mass activity (0-5 scale), progressive motility (%), sperm concentration (million/ml), sperm livability (%), HOST (%), sperm abnormal morphology (%) and acrosomal integrity (%) were estimated at different stage in the different seasons. The volume of ejaculate was significantly (preezability in Tharparkar bull semen.

Keywords

Freezability Season Semen Quality Tharparkar Bull.

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