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Effect of oxytocin on let-down and milking time in hard-to-milk buffaloes



Effect of oxytocin on let-down and milking time in hard-to-milk buffaloes



Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 45(11): 833-836



Six Murrah buffaloes in 1st-3rd lactations, with similar milk yields and milking times, were allotted to 2 groups. Both groups were untreated, as controls, for the first 5 days of the experiment. Group 1 was injected before milking with 2.5, 7.5, 12.5 and 17.5 IU oxytocin, each dose being maintained for 5 days, with a rest period of 2-3 days between each dose. Similarly, group 2 was injected with 5, 10, 15 or 20 IU oxytocin.

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