Dr R K Patel Introduction Artificial Insemination (AI) has been accepted as most important technology worldwide for the animal improvement programmes and being widely used for breeding dairy cattle and buffalo in India. AI is a popular, simple and inexpensive treatment of infertility in farm animals, in which the sperms from male is…

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Dr R K Patel Hybrid in animals refers to the offspring resulting by sexual reproduction from genetically dissimilar parents or animals of different varieties, species, or races. Various kind of animal hybrids are highlighted in the articles. Mule is the offspring of a male donkey and a female horse. However, Hinny is the offspring of a male horse and a female donkey. Horses…

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The African buffalo or Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer), is a large African bovine Owing to its unpredictable nature, which makes it highly dangerous to humans, the African buffalo has never been domesticated unlike its Asian counterpart, the water buffalo and large in size then Asian water buffaloes. There are five sub-species of African buffaloes; Syncerus caffer caffer, also called Cape buffalo, is the largest…

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