Collection and characterization of semen in Mithun (Bos frontalis) bulls.

@article{Bhattacharyya2009CollectionAC,
  title={Collection and characterization of semen in Mithun (Bos frontalis) bulls.},
  author={Hiranya Kumar Bhattacharyya and Bidyut Krishna Goswami and Kamal Malla Bujarbaruah and Bharat Chandra Deka and Ranjan Kumar Biswas},
  journal={Theriogenology},
  year={2009},
  volume={72 5},
  pages={699-703}
}
The objective of this study was to collect semen from semiwild Mithun (Bos frontalis) bulls using an artificial vagina (AV) and to determine semen characteristics. Collection of semen with an AV was attempted in five Mithun bulls using both anestrous and estrous Mithun females. No Mithun bull mounted an anestrous female Mithun during 60 trials, but satisfactory mounting, including extension of the penis, occurred in 25 trials with estrous Mithun females. In 15 of these trials, semen was… CONTINUE READING

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