Effect of Tinospora cordifolia supplementation on sexual behaviour and semen production in Muzzafarnagari rams

DOI: 10.5958/0976-0555.2015.00029.1    | Article Id: B-2569 | Page : 140-142
Citation :- Effect of Tinospora cordifolia supplementation on sexual behaviour and semen production in Muzzafarnagari rams.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2015.(49):140-142
P. Jayaganthan, P.Perumal*, T. C. Balamurugan and R.P. Verma perumalponraj@gmail.com
Address : Division of Animal Reproduction, Indian Veterinary Research Institute (ICAR), Izatnagar, Bareilly -243 122, India.

Abstract

The present study was undertaken to assess the effect of dietary Tinospora cordifolia supplementation on sexual behaviour, semen production and serum testosterone level of Muzzafarnagari rams. Twelve rams were divided into two groups in which one group served as control while the other group was supplemented with T. cordifolia at the rate of 1g/kg body weight. Reaction time, sexual behaviour, seminal parameters and serum testosterone level of rams were evaluated. No significant changes were observed in reaction time, sexual behaviour and serum testosterone level of ram due to T. cordifolia supplementation in the diet.

Keywords

Muzzafarnagari rams Seminal parameters Serum testosterone Sexual behaviour Tinospora cordifolia.

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