Case report of bilateral cryptorchidism in Bikaneri camel

Vyas, Sumant; Rai, A.K. and Khanna, N.D. (1996) Case report of bilateral cryptorchidism in Bikaneri camel. Indian Veterinary Journal, 73 (10). pp. 1080-1081. ISSN 0019-6475

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Abstract

A case of cryptorhid camel belonging to Bikaneri breed of India is reported in this article. This animal was born at N.R.C. on Camel. The scrotal sac of the cryptorchid camel was rudimentary without testicles. It exhibited symptoms of rut viz. restlessness, aggressiveness, grinding of teeth, gurgling sound, ejection and blowing of soft palate oozing of acrid dark brown secretions from the poll glands during breeding season after attaining puberty and also mounted females for mating. Attempts to collect semen in artificial vagina from the animal were successful. The camel exhibited normal libido.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Cryptorchidism, bilateral, Ccamelus dromedarius
Subjects:Animals > Animal Population Groups
Urologic and Male Genital Diseases > Genital Diseases, Male > Testicular Diseases
Urologic and Male Genital Diseases > Genital Diseases, Male > Sex Disorders
Animals
Endocrine Diseases > Gonadal Disorders > Testicular Diseases
Animals > Chordata > Vertebrates > Mammals > Artiodactyla > Ruminants > Camels
Urogenital System > Genitalia
ID Code:1014
Deposited By:Dr Sumant Vyas
Deposited On:21 September 2005

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