publication . Article . 2012

Exogenous progesterone treatment during pregnancy for increasing milk production and growth of kids of Etawa grade goat

I-Ketut Sutama; I-G.M Budiarsana; Supriyati; Hastono;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2012 Journal: Jurnal Ilmu Ternak dan Veteriner (issn: 0853-7380, eissn: 2252-696X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Pusat Penelitian dan Pengembangan Peternakan
Abstract
Naturally, progesterone in ruminant is mainly produced by corpus luteum and it is reponsible for maintaining pregnancy, and affecting udder development and milk production. Exogenous progesterone treatment is expected to give similar positive effect on milk production as the endogenous progesterone does. Fourty mature Etawa grade (PE) does were synchronized for oestrus using Controlled Internal Drug Release (CIDR) followed by natural mating. Does then were treated with CIDR intravaginally, as a source of exogenous progesterone, at day 15-75 after mating (Group A), day 75-135 after mating (Group B), and without exogenous progesterone treatment (Control). Blood sa...
Subjects
free text keywords: Oestrous Synchronization, Progesterone, Milk, Etawa Goat, Agriculture, S, Animal culture, SF1-1100
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Agricultural and Food Sciences
Rural Digital Europe
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