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Successful transfer of Murrah buffalo embryo into Philippine swamp buffalo recipients by non-surgical technique

Smith, O.F.; Cruz, L.C.; Duran, P.G.; Venturina, H.V.; Adriano, F.

ASSET Series A: Agriculture and Environment 4(1): 55-60

2004


Accession: 004477980

Efforts were made for non-surgical embryo recovery and transfer in buffalo cows at the Research Station of the Philippine Carabao Centre, Central Luzon State University, Munoz, Nueva Ecija, Philippines. After general clinical examinations and palpation of genital organs per rectum, 11 apparently healthy Murrah buffaloes were selected as donors. All the donor buffaloes were synchronized for oestrus by giving 2 injections of prostaglandin (1 mg fenprostalene, i.m.) at 11 days interval.

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