Gul Et Al


Gül et al

Greener Journal of Agricultural Sciences Vol. 6 (6), pp. 203-208, June 2016.

 ISSN: 2276-7770  

Research Paper

Manuscript Number: 052616099



Applicability of different
Synchronization Protocols during Breeding Season in Kilis Goats


*Sabri Gül1, Mahmut
Keskin1, Irfan Daşkiran2, Zühal Gündüz1


1Mustafa Kemal University, Agricultural Faculty,
Department of Animal Science, Antakya-Hatay, Turkey.

2MFAL. General Directorate
Agr. Research & Policies, Ankara, Turkey.


The objective of this study was to
determine the effects of four different oestrus synchronization protocols on
some reproductive characteristics in Kilis goats. For this purpose, 75 heads of
goats were used and divided into 5 groups as Progesterone (P4:
intravaginal sponges with 20 mg progesterone), Progesterone + Pregnant Mare
Gonadotropin Hormone (P4+PMSG: intravaginal sponges + 300 IU
intramuscular injection of pregnant mare serum), single dose Prostaglandin F2
Alpha (PgF2α-I: single PgF2α intramuscular injection), double
dose Prostaglandin F2 Alpha (PgF2α-II: double PgF2α
intramuscular injection) with 11-days interval and Male Effect (Control). All
goats were naturally – mated. At the end of the study, kidding rates of single
and multiple birth types were calculated as 33.34 %, 66.66 % in P4;
40.00 %, 60.00 % in P4+PMSG; 46.67 %, 53.33 % in PgF2α-I;
46.67 %,53.33 % in PgF2α-II and 53.33 %, 46.67 % in control groups,
respectively. In conclusion, it was detected that P4+PMSG application
increased kids number.


Key words: Kilis goat,
oestrus synchronization, prostaglandin, litter size.

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