Induction of oestrus by Sulpiride and measurement of estrogen hormone in Iraqi AwassiEwes during the out of breeding season


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Authors

  • Ali A. Abd Dept. of Obstetric, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Tikrit University
  • Najlaa S. Ibrahim Dept. of Obstetric, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Baghdad University

Keywords:

Estrogen, Induction estrus,Sulpiride

Abstract

Aim of  the study was to induction of estrus in anestrus Iraqi Awassi ewes by sulpiride treatment. The results  of  estrus  response  reveals  significant differences (P˂0.05)  between treated  and control groups. The time elapse to estrus following treatment was 7±1.30 days . The average estrus duration average was 29.3±2.4 hours in treated group. The estrogen concentration  was significantly (P˂0.05)  between treatment and control group (15.00±0.57 and 12.00±0.77 pg/ml) respectively. It can be concluded that using sulpiride in programs for induction of estrus as non-hormonal intervention in seasonally anestrus ewes shows a high rate of successful estrus  induction in Iraqi Awassi ewes.

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Submitted

2023-12-15

Published

2023-12-15

How to Cite

Ali A. Abd, & Najlaa S. Ibrahim. (2023). Induction of oestrus by Sulpiride and measurement of estrogen hormone in Iraqi AwassiEwes during the out of breeding season. The Indian Veterinary Journal, 100(12), 15-18. https://epubs.icar.org.in/index.php/IVJ/article/view/146476