8-Title: Comparative therapeutic management of anoestrus using Ovsynch and insulin plus Ovsynch protocol in Mehsana buffaloes
Authors: AI Chaudhari, HC Nakhashi, TV Sutaria, RK Chaudhari, DN Patel, CF Chaudhari and BN Suthar
Source: Ruminant Science (2019)-8(2):185-188
How to cite this manuscript: Chaudhari AI, Nakhashi HC, Sutaria TV, Chaudhari RK, Patel DN, Chaudhari CF and Suthar BN (2019). Comparative therapeutic management of anoestrus using Ovsynch and insulin plus Ovsynch protocol in Mehsana buffaloes. Ruminant Science 8(2):185-188.
The estrus induction, intensity of estrus, fertility response as well as status of endocrine and plasma growth factor profile were studied in 20 postpartum anoestrus Mehsana buffaloes treated with Ovsynch protocol (Group-I, n=10) and Insulin plus Ovsynch protocol (Group-II, n=10). The per cent estrus induction and conception rate were 100 & 100 and 60 & 50 in Group-I and Group-II, respectively. The number of services per conception was lower in Insulin plus ovsynch (2.33) as compared to ovsynch protocol (2.40). The 66.66 per cent buffaloes conceived with first two services in Insulin plus ovsynch. Average days at fertile estrus post treatment were observed to be 47.00 and 42.16 in conceived buffaloes of Group-I and Group-II, respectively. There was significantly higher P4 concentration in conceived (3.70±0.15 and 3.53±0.07) than non-conceived (1.89±0.15 and 1.83±0.08) sub groups of both the treatment groups buffaloes on day 21st. The concentration of IGF-I was significantly (P<0.05) higher on day 9th as compared to day 7th in both the groups. Ovsynch and insulin plus Ovsynch protocols can be used to induce the estrus in post-partum anestrus buffaloes with a positive effect of insulin supplementation.
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