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Effects of Diminazene Aceturate and Ivermectin Administration on Semen and Serum Parameters of the Red Sokoto Buck

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Author(s): Onakpa M M

Journal: Journal of Advanced Scientific Research
ISSN 0976-9595

Volume: 1;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 61;
Date: 2010;
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Keywords: Red Sokoto buck | Diminazene aceturate | Ivermectin | Semen | Serum.

ABSTRACT
Twenty seven red Sokoto bucks, at the age of 2 years and weighing between 32–34kg were used. After administration of the drugs, semen and sera samples were collected 1, 24, 72, and 192 hours for analysis. The parameters studied namely semen volume, percentage motility of sperm, sperm concentration, live sperm percentage, semen glucose level, serum testosterone and serum follicle stimulating hormone were found to decrease significantly (P
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