Academic Journals Database
Disseminating quality controlled scientific knowledge

A Comparative Study using an Opioid Antagonist and GnRH for the Treatment of Follicular Cyst in Dairy Holstein Cows

ADD TO MY LIST
 
Author(s): V.O. Fuentes-Hernandez | A. Bernal-Canseco | P.I. Fuentes-Castro | H. Flores-Lopez | R. Orozco-Hernandez

Journal: Journal of Biological Sciences
ISSN 1727-3048

Volume: 9;
Issue: 8;
Start page: 833;
Date: 2009;
VIEW PDF   PDF DOWNLOAD PDF   Download PDF Original page

Keywords: Follicular | cysts | dairy cattle | GnRH | naloxone

ABSTRACT
With the objective of studying the effect of naloxone on the presence of Follicular cysts in dairy cattle, 60 high production cows with follicular cysts were selected. Divided at random in three equal Groups. Group 1 (n = 20) were treated with an im injection of 100 μg GnRH. Group 2 (n = 20) was treated with 5 mg naloxone im at 12 hour intervals for three consecutive days. Group 3 was considered as control and injected with saline solution. In group 1, 13/20 (65%) treated with GnRH showed follicular dehiscence and in group 2 treated with naloxone 18/20 (90%) showed follicular dehiscence. Group 3 (n = 20) saline treated cystic cows; 4/20 presented spontaneous estrous and pregnancy. After the statistic analysis χ2 a significant difference (p
Why do you need a reservation system?      Affiliate Program