SEMEN CHARACTERISTICS OF PUNGANUR BULLS*

Article Id: ARCC092 | Page : 45-48
Citation :- SEMEN CHARACTERISTICS OF PUNGANUR BULLS*.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2013.(47):45-48
K .V. Bramhaiah, V.H. Rao, A.S. Rao, K.V. Naidu and S.T.Viroji Rao bramhaiahvet@yahoo.com
Address : College of Veterinary Science, Tirupati – 517 502, India

Abstract

The present investigation was carried out to study the semen characteristics of Punganur bulls. The overall mean ejaculate volume (ml), mass activity (0-4 scale), individual motility (%),  sperm concentration (millions/ml), live sperms (%), sperm head abnormalities (%), acrosomal damage (%),  mid piece abnormalities (%),  tail abnormalities (%) and  total sperm abnormalities  in neat semen of Punganur bulls were 3.25 ± 0.15, 3.26 ± 0.06, 72.85 ± 0.71, 1427.25 ± 3.77, 79.34 ± 0.33, 4.25 ± 0.07, 4.75 ± 0.07, 1.97 ± 0.27,  4.25 ± 0.08 and 10.46 ± 0.12, respectively. Significant differences in ejaculate volume, mass activity, individual motility and live sperms were observed among the bulls.

Keywords

Punganur bulls Semen characteristics.

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