Management practices for augmenting rut in male Camelus dromedarius
Vyas, Sumant; Pareek, P.K.; Purohit, G.N. and Sahani, M.S. (2001) Management practices for augmenting rut in male Camelus dromedarius. Veterinary Practitioner, 2 (2). pp. 132-134. ISSN 0972-4036
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Short breeding season is important factor responsible for the low reproductive performance of dromedary camel. In the present experiment effect of twice a day parading of male camels in front of herd of female camels in augmenting the “rut” in male camels. Four adult male camels belonging to herd of National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner were used for the present experiment during the month of october. At the end of study it was revealed that behaviour signs of “rut” was expressed by all four male camels and the intromission and complete act of copulation could be performed only by two (50%) male camels.
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