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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 7, Issue 2 (2018)
Salvaging the reproductive potential of culled cows by In-vivo ovum pick up technique
Author(s): Ashish Lakhera, Nitin Bajaj, SK Jain, Brejesh Singh, Amir Amin Sheikh and Rakshanda Bhagat
Abstract: The genetic potential of cows can be harvested by recent techniques like ultrasound guided ovum-pickup technique (In-vivo) and aspiration of oocytes from (SO) slaughter house ovaries (In-vitro) and subsequently production of embryo by IVF for transfer. However Unproductive, infertile or sterile genetically superior cows are regularly culled at farms. These cows do not have any commercial value and are ultimately sent to gaushalas. The aim of the present research was to study the maturation potential of immature oocytes recovered in vivo from unproductive cows by ultrasound guided ovum-pickup technique (OPU).
How to cite this article:
Ashish Lakhera, Nitin Bajaj, SK Jain, Brejesh Singh, Amir Amin Sheikh, Rakshanda Bhagat. Salvaging the reproductive potential of culled cows by In-vivo ovum pick up technique. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2018;7(2):1618-1621.