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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(11): 218-224
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.611.026


Importance of Trace Minerals in the Ration of Breeding Bull - A Review
Ravi Prakash Pal*, Veena Mani, Shahid Hassan Mir, Ram Kumar Singh and Rachana Sharma
NDRI, Karnal, Haryana, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Proper feeding management of the breeding bulls becomes more important for production of good quality semen. Ration of breeding bull need to supply essential nutrients to sustain life and maximize production of semen. Essential nutrients are classified as energy, protein, water, vitamins and minerals. Minerals are classified as Major and trace mineral. Trace mineral play an important role in male reproduction, as an imbalance in their amounts may lead to defective spermatogenesis, reduced libido and ultimately lead to reduced male fertility. Supplementation of mineral has the ability to increase male reproductive performance that is why mineral in the ration of breeding bull cannot be ignored. This review will provide information to understanding the important role of trace minerals in breeding bull for good semen production.


Keywords: Trace minerals, Ration, and breeding bull.
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Ravi Prakash Pal, Veena Mani, Shahid Hassan Mir, Ram Kumar Singh and Rachana Sharma. 2017. Importance of Trace Minerals in the Ration of Breeding BullInt.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(11): 218-224. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.611.026