Indian Journal of Animal Research

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Indian Journal of Animal Research, volume 49 issue 2 (april 2015) : 265-268

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

J.S. Rajoriya, J.K. Prasad, S.K. Ghosh, Anuj Kumar*, Snehal .S. Ramteke, Mahak Singh, Sandeep Kumar
1Germ Plasm Centre, Division of Animal Reproduction, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly 243 122, India.
Cite article:- Rajoriya J.S., Prasad J.K., Ghosh S.K., Kumar* Anuj, Ramteke .S. Snehal, Singh Mahak, Kumar Sandeep (2024). Effect of peak winter and summer season on quality and freezability of Tharparkar bull semen. Indian Journal of Animal Research. 49(2): 265-268. doi: 10.5958/0976-0555.2015.00073.4.
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.
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