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Effect of long-term, exogenous administration of oxytocin on milk production, composition, somatic cell count, and progesterone in postpartum Nili-Ravi buffalo

  • 2024
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 54
S. Murtaza, A. Sattar, N. Ahmad, I. R. Khan, M. Ijaz, T. Ahmad, A. A. Farooq, M. A. Basit, M. A. Javid, M. U. Saleem, J. Ahmad, A. Zia & B. Azam Page: 37 - 46

This study sought to explore the effect of the administration of long-term, exogenous oxytocin on buffalo milk. In this study, newly-calved postpartum buffaloes (Nili-Ravi) (n = 24) were divided equally into three groups: (control without oxytocin โ€“ CON, 10 i.u.…

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Addition of equine chorionic gonadotropin in controlled internal drug-release-based synchronization improves reproductive performance of Nili-Ravi buffalo in the sub-tropics

  • 2022
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 52
M.I. Naveed, M. Hassan, A. Husnain, U. Riaz, M. Ahmad, M.R. Yousuf, N. Ahmad Page: 452 - 459

This study evaluated the effect of equine chorionic gonadotropin (eCG) and factors such as body condition score (BCS), cyclicity, and breeding season in a controlled internal drug release (CIDR)-based oestrus synchronization protocol on ovarian follicle dynamics, oestrus expression, ovulation rate,…

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Proportions of protein and concentrate in diets for buffaloes and cows affect neutral detergent fibre degradability

  • 2022
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 52
Z. Khan, Saima, T.N. Pasha, J.A. Bhatti, M.N. Haque, M.Z. Ihsan, R. Riaz, N. Zahra, H.A. Rahman, M. Jabbar, S. Ghazzanfar & M.N. Tahir Page: 266 - 279

The study was designed to compare low and high levels of protein, namely 90 and 147 g/kg of dietary dry matter, and to evaluate the effect of concentrate proportions on the in situ digestion kinetics of neutral detergent fibre in…

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In situ dry matter, protein and neutral detergent fibre degradation kinetics of Cholistan Desert grasses

  • 2020
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 50
M.N. Tahir, Z. Khan, S. Ahmad, M.Z. Ihsan, M.H. Lashari & M.A. Khan Page: 334 - 344

Global climate change is evident and poses serious threats to the sustainability of traditional rangeland livestock production systems. This study tested the feeding potential of perennial grasses of Cholistan Desert for various species of ruminants at different physiological stages. Eight…

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Genetic variability of bovine GHR, IGF-1 and IGFBP-3 genes in Indian cattle and buffalo

  • 2015
  • Issue: 5
  • Volume: 45
K.P. Ramesha, Akhila Rao, M. Basavaraju, G.R. Geetha, M.A. Kataktalware & S. Jeyakumar Page: 485 - 493

The identification of genetic polymorphisms in the genes that play a crucial role in regulatiing growth and development of livestock enables us to evaluate the biological similarities and to acquire a better perspective of quantitative traits. The present study was…

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