Efektifitas Progesteron Kering dan Basah Sebagai Perangsang Birahi Ternak Kambing
The study aimed to compare the effectiveness of fresh and dry progesterone to stimulate oestrussynchronization
on does. Ten multiparous non pregnant does (first group) were given 75 mg fresh progesterone/head and the
second group (n = 10 does) was given 75 mg dry progesterone/head. Progesterone sponges were allowed in the
vagina for 12 days. Oestrus detection began 24 hours after spongewithdrawal. Oestrus detectionwas conducted
every 6 hours for three consecutive days. The results show that the retention rate was100% in both treatment
groups. Seventy percent of does belong to the first group and 60% in the second group clearly showed a variety of
psychologically oestrussymptoms. Score consistency of the mucus of +3 (range between 0 to +4) was shown by
70% does in the first grup and 60% in the second group. The duration of oestrusin both goups was not
different(18.03 and 18.27 hours, respectively). In sort, wet or dry form of progesterone have no different
effectiveness as an oestrusinduction on does.
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