JUNE 2012-1(2)

Ruminant Science June 2012(1-2)

1-Title: Ruminant mammary stem cells: Methods of identification and status

Authors: Ratan K Choudhary and Shanti Choudhary

Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(2):101-108.

2-Title: Development of embryonic stem cell clone from in vitro derived buffalo embryos in feeder and feeder free culture conditions

Authors: Gopal Puri and Sadhan Bag

Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(2):109-112.

3-Title: Ultrasonographic measurement of crown rump length to predict gestational age in Barbari goats

Authors: Bharat Sharma, Swadesh Sharma, OP Shrivastava, VK  Bhardwaj, Sourabh Gupta and RPS Baghel

Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(2):113-116.

4-Title: Hydrometra in goats (Capra hircus): Clinical analysis of 26 cases

Authors: G N Purohit and J S Mehta

Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(2):117-119.

5-Title: Caffeine as semen additive to improve Murrah buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) semen cryopreservation

Authors: MK Shukla, AK Misra and HP Gupta

Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(2):121-124.

6-Title: Effect of progesterone impregnated intravaginal sponges, pmsg and estradiol valerate on oestrus induction, fertility and progesterone profile in Sahiwal heifers

Authors: Brijesh Kumar Singh, Atul Saxena, Brijesh Kumar, KS Gunaranjan and S Mishra

Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(2):125-126.

7-Title: Effect of species variation on level of different trace elements in the serum of anoestrus cattle

Authors: Vishal Mudgal, Vishnu Kumar Gupta, Shalini Srivastava and Ajaz Ahmed Ganai

Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(2):127-130.

8-Title: Evaluation of health status by serum metabolic profiling in Rathi cows with some disorders

Authors: N Kataria and AK Kataria

Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(2):131-135.

9-Title: Extreme ambiences associated variations in erythrocytic glutathione reductase levels in Marwari goat

Authors: M Chaturvedi, N Kataria and AK Kataria

Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(2):137-140.

10-Title: Serotyping and in vitro drug sensitivity of Escherichia Coli isolated from neonatal buffalo calves with diarrhoea

Authors: DK Kapadiya, DV Joshi, NM Shah and HH Panchasara

Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(2):141-143.

11-Title: Detection of brucella antibody by using different serological tests in cattle from north Gujarat

Authors: Dadawala AI, Chandel BS, Chauhan HC, Kumar Pankaj, Bhagat AG and Shah NM

Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(2):145-148.

12-Title: Disposition study of meloxicam alone and along with enrofloxacin in male buffalo calves (Bubalus bubalis) after intramuscular route

Authors: HA Patel, SK Mody and BH Priyadarshi

Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(2):149-152.

13-Title: Multiresidue analysis for five synthetic pyrethroids in animal feeds using reversed phase HPLC

Authors: Navneet Saxena, Chander Mohan, Krishna Kumar and Dalip Lal

Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(2):153-155.

14-Title: In silico analysis of interferon-γ from different animals

Authors: Amit Kumar Pandey, Bijay Kumar Chaudhari, Pankaj Kumar Maurya

Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(2):157-160.

15-Title: Gross and biometrical studies on humerus of chital (Axis axis)

Authors: OP Choudhary, R Mathur, S Joshi, G Beniwal and A Dangi

Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(2):161-164.

16-Title: Occurrence of tubulo-nephrosis in kidneys of sheep: Histopathological study

Authors: Manisha Mathur, H Dadhich, S Khare and AP Singh

Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(2):165-166.

17-Title: Socio-economic characteristics of dairy farm women entrepreneur in Mehsana district of north Gujarat

Authors: VK Mevada, RS Ghasura, BK Ashwar, AS Sheikh and GM Chaudhary

Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(2):167-172.

18-Title: Feeding and resting behaviour of lactating Kankrej cows under different housing systems

Authors: HD Chauhan, HA Patel and BH Priyadarshi

Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(2):173-176.

19-Title: Therapeutic efficacy of antimicrobial drugs in clinical mastitis of cross bred cattle

Authors: Vaibhav Kumar, JS Patel, BR Patel, VK Mevada and AP Raval

Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(2):177-180.

20-Title: Effect of FMD on haemato-biochemical variations in buffaloes

Authors: Sanjita Sharma, Vishnu Sharma, PK Mehrotra and Monika karnani

Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(2):181-183.

21-Title: Use of glutaraldehyde coagulation test as an ancillary diagnostic aid for detection of severity of traumatic pericarditis in cattle

Authors: AK Bishnoi, TK Gahlot and AK Pandey

Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(2):185-188.

22-Title: Studies of acquired surgical affections in calves

Authors: M Tanwar and TK Gahlot

Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(2):189-190.

23-Title: Umbilical hernioplasty using nylon mesh in adult buffalo

Authors: S Purohit, V Malik, Neeraj Awasthi, D Kumar, P Katiyar, G Kumar,
RP Pandey and B Singh

Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(2):191-193.

24-Title: Surgical management of a Gir calf with heteropic polymelia (pygomelia)

Authors: KA Gupta and GN Purohit

Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(2):195-196.

25-Title: Dystocia due to dicephalus distomus monster in a Mehsani buffalo

Authors: BR Patel, GM Siddiquee, VK Mevada, KJ Ankuya and JS Patel

Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(2):197-198.

26-Title: Haematic mummification associated with uterine torsion in a Kankrej cow

Authors: SC Patel, MP Patel, SB Desai and HC Nakhashi

Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(2):199-200.


21-Title: Radiographic diagnosis and surgical management of cystic odontoma in a buffalo

Authors: S Purohit, V Malik, D Kumar, P Katiyar, G Kumar, RP Pandey and B Singh

Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(1):91-92.

How to cite this manuscript: Purohit S, Malik V, Kumar D, Katiyar P, Kumar G, Pandey RP and Singh B (2012). Radiographic diagnosis and surgical management of cystic odontoma in a buffalo. Ruminant Science 1(1):91-92.


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23-Title: A rare case of conjoined twin monster in Mehsana buffalo-A case report

Authors: BR Patel, GM Siddiquee, SB Desai, KG Solanki and GB Solanki

Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(1):95-96.

How to cite this manuscript: Patel BR, Siddiquee GM, Desai SB, Solanki KG and Solanki GB (2012). A rare case of conjoined twin monster in Mehsana buffalo-A case report. Ruminant Science 1(1):95-96.


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24-Title: Dicephalus atlodymus monster calf delivered by cesarean section-A case report

Authors: MR Fazili

 Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(1):97-98.

How to cite this manuscript: Fazili MR (2012). Dicephalus atlodymus monster calf delivered by cesarean section-A case report. Ruminant Science 1(1):97-98.


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11-Title: Gross anatomical study of the humerus of chinkara
(Gazella gazelle bennettii)

Authors: DK Jangir, R Mathur, S Joshi, TK Gahlot and A Dangi

Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(1):51-55.

How to cite this manuscript: Jangir DK, Mathur R, Joshi S, Gahlot TK and Dangi A (2012). Gross anatomical study of the humerus of chinkara (Gazella gazelle bennettii). Ruminant Science 1(1):51-55.


The present study was conducted on four humerii of adult Chinkara. The musculo-spiral groove was shallow and deltoid tuberosity was less prominent. The head was roughly rounded and the neck was well-defined. The lateral tuberosity was large and curved over the inter-tubercular groove. The medial tuberosity was much smaller and divide was not noticeably. The coronoid fossa and olecranon fossae communicated by a small supra-trochlear foramen in some specimens, which was the most striking feature.


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10-Title: Pathobiological observations of pulmonary fluke infestation in goats (Capra hircus)

Authors: Hemant Dadhich, Manisha Mathur and AP Singh

Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(1):49-50.

How to cite this manuscript: Dadhich Hemant, Mathur Manisha and Singh AP (2012). Pathobiological observations of pulmonary fluke infestation in goats (Capra hircus). Ruminant Science 1(1):49-50.


In the present study, a total of 2217 goat lungs were examined and out of these, 571 specimens showing frank lesions were collected for further histopathological examination. The infestation of flukes was recorded in 1.58 per cent cases of the total affected lungs. Grossly, the lesions found on the surface of lungs were pea sized, soft and raised from the surface and were reddish purple in color. Microscopically, the sections of flukes present in the lung parenchyma showed spiny cuticle and suckers with varying size and shape. Some were immature, while, the others were mature. In most cases, the surrounding tissue showed haemorrhages and the hemosiderin laden macrophages. Cellular infiltration predominantly of lymphocytes, eosinophils and macrophages was observed in the affected areas. In some cases, the flukes migrated from the site of haemorrhages and were seen among the damaged alveoli. These flukes could not be identified.


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