Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Research Article Volume 4 Issue 8

Oestrus Synchronization in West African Dwarf Goat: Effect of Prostaglandin Synchronized Oestrus on In-Vitro Cervical Mucus Sperm Characteristics

Oyeyemi Matthew Olugbenga*, Amoo Oluwapelumi Adebanke and Agbugba Linda Chinyere

Department of Theriogenology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ibadan

*Corresponding Author:Oyeyemi Matthew Olugbenga, Department of Theriogenology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ibadan.

Received: June 21, 2022; Published: July 04, 2022


Oestrus synchronization is a tool that has assisted in maximizing reproductive efficiency in livestock. This study investigated the in-vitro sperm mucus penetration test (ISMPT) of prostaglandin synchronized West African Dwarf goats using eight does and two bucks. The doe goats were randomly divided into two groups namely: Group A (given 1ml of distilled water twice at 11 days intervals) and Group B (treated with 5mg/kg of Prostaglandin F2α twice at 11 days interval). Oestrus detection was done using aproned bucks and vaginal cytology. Cervical mucus was collected at oestrus using standard procedure. Semen was collected via the electroejaculation method. Its evaluation was carried out before and after the introduction of cervical mucus according to standard procedure. The mean value for sperm motility (88.75±3.75 and 50.00 ± 15.14%), liveability (96.00 ± 2.00 and 82.00 ± 11.02%) and total sperm abnormalities (28.71 ± 2.55 and 21.56 ± 2.81%) for Group A before and after ISMPT were not significantly different (p > 0.05). The mean value for motility (87.50 ± 2.50 and 60.00 ± 9.13%), liveability (96.50 ± 0.87 and 77.00 ± 9.95%) and total sperm abnormalities (23.03 ± 2.17 and 18.71 ± 2.56%) for Group B before and after ISMPT were not significantly different (p > 0.05). The mean value for motility, liveability and total sperm abnormalities for Group A and B before and after ISMPT were not significantly different (p > 0.05). This observation shows that the cervical mucus from prostaglandin synchronized doe goats had no deleterious effect on sperm characteristics in-vitro.

Keywords: Cervical Mucus; Oestrus; Synchronization; Prostaglandin; Goat


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Citation: Oyeyemi Matthew Olugbenga., et al. “Oestrus Synchronization in West African Dwarf Goat: Effect of Prostaglandin Synchronized Oestrus on In-Vitro Cervical Mucus Sperm Characteristics. Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 4.8 (2022): 04-10.


Copyright: © 2022 Oyeyemi Matthew Olugbenga., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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