Edwell S Mwaanga

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In the study, 1118 Polish Black and White cows from a dairy herd were examined during a three-year period. In 388 (34.7%) animals no visible oestrus signs were observed until day 60 postpartum. In those cows clinical examinations were performed twice, with a 10 d interval, and blood samples for progesterone analysis were collected simultaneously.(More)
Received: Revised: Accepted: June 06, 2014 June 16, 2014 June 29, 2014 In this study, a total of 30 skulls of the Gwembe Valley Dwarf (GVD) goat were used. Clinical anatomical measurements for 12 parts of the skull were made. Additionally, the data obtained have been compared with those carried out on West African Dwarf (WAD) and Markhoz goats. The distance(More)
In the study, 1118 Polish Black and White cows from a dairy herd were examined during a three-year period. Three hundred and eighty-eight (34.7%) animals showed no visible oestrus signs until day 60 post-partum. In those cows clinical examinations were performed twice, with a 10 day interval, and blood samples for progesterone analysis were collected(More)
The investigations were carried out on a total of 70 cows with puerperal endometritis. In addition to intrauterine antibiotic treatment, 30 experimental animals were administered 20 microg GnRH analogue, buserelin, between days 10 and 12 post-partum followed by 500 microg PGF2alpha analogue, cloprostenol, 10 days later. Forty control cows were treated only(More)
The study was carried out on 50 goats of Polish White breed. Blood samples were taken on day 60 after mating from V. jugularis. Pregnancy diagnosis was made using transcutan ultrasound scanning (Pie Medical Scanner 2000 with a 5 MHz curved array probe). The estrone sulphate level was determined by RIA method after extraction and hydrolysis with(More)
Sexual size dimorphism is a widespread phenomenon in different animal taxa, including the subfamily of goats and sheep. The purpose of this research was to study the sexual dimorphism of males and females of Gwembe Dwarf Goat based solely on cephalic indexes. Eleven indices were calculated for 30 dry skulls of adult Gwembe Dwarf Goat specimens aged 18(More)
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