The reproductive performances of Murrah and swamp buffaloes in Thailand

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Thiamphop Kanloung Duangkamol Taemchuay Ranchuan Hengtrakunsin Piyada Tavitchasri

Abstract

The aimed of this research was to study reproductive performances of Murrah and swamp buffaloes. The data of reproductive performances were collected from 98 buffaloes during period 2001 to 2013 on Murrah farm is located in Chachoengsoa province, Thailand were analyzed to study the effects of difference buffalo types on service per conception, age at calving, calf birth weight and calving interval. The service per conception was significantly (P<0.05) influenced by buffalo type only in 1st parity. Additionally, the service per conception and calving interval were reduced by the number of parity increase. The age at first calving of buffaloes in swamp buffalo type was significantly (P<0.05) higher than that of Murrah buffalo (4.16±0.89, 3.79±0.50 years). In case of calf birth weight at all parity, Murrah buffalo was lower than swamp buffalo and non-significant, except 2nd parity.

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KANLOUNG, Thiamphop et al. The reproductive performances of Murrah and swamp buffaloes in Thailand. Buffalo Bulletin, [S.l.], v. 40, n. 3, p. 495-498, sep. 2021. ISSN 2539-5696. Available at: <https://kuojs.lib.ku.ac.th/index.php/BufBu/article/view/234>. Date accessed: 21 oct. 2021.
Keywords
Buffaloes, Murrah, Reproductive performance, Thailand
Section
Short Communication

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