Senior Scientist, National Research Centre on Camel, P.B. No. 07, Bikaner 334 001, India
Ovaries of 4 adult non-lactating, non-pregnant one humped female camel (Camelus dromedarius) belonging to the herd of National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner, India, were examined using real-time ultrasonography for the presence of follicle with ≥ 1.0 cm diameter. Buserelin acetate 40 μg i.v. was used to induce ovulation. Sequential ultrasound examination at 24, 36, 48, 60, 72, 84 and 96h of the Buserelin administration revealed that ovulation did not occur up to 96 h in all four female camels.
Key words: Camel, ovulation, ultrasound