Effect of addition of pomegranate (Punica granatum) juice on the liquid storage (5oc) of mithun (Bos frontalis) semen

DOI: 10.5958/0976-0555.2015.00091.6    | Article Id: B-2660 | Page : 470-473
Citation :- Effect of addition of pomegranate (Punica granatum) juice on the liquid storage (5oc) of mithun (Bos frontalis) semen.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2015.(49):470-473
P. Perumal and C. Rajkhowa perumalponraj@gmail.com
Address : ICAR-National Research Centre on Mithun, Jharnapani, Nagaland – 797 106, India.

Abstract

A total 50 ejaculates from eight mithun bulls were collected twice a week over 8 months and semen pooled to eliminate individual differences and was split into four equal aliquots, diluted with the TEYC extender. Group 1: diluted 1:2 with TEYC extender (control), group 2 to 4: semen diluted with 1:2 TEYC extender supplemented with 6, 8 and 10 ml of PJ/ 100 ml of diluent, respectively. The seminal parameters and biochemical profiles were assessed at 5oC for 0, 6, 12, 24 and 30 h of incubation. Inclusion of PJ into diluent resulted in significant (p

Keywords

Antioxidants Mithun Pomegranate (Punica granatum) juice Seminal parameters.

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