A Research Team from Kerbala University participates in an International Conference

     A research team consists of Prof. Dr. Thamer Karim Khudair, Prof. Salam Marza Suhail, Asst. Prof. Dr. Sura Safi Obeis and Asst. Prof. Dr. Salah Mahdi Katea’ from the Department of Animal Production, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Kerbala  have participated in the “International Conference on Agriculture, Environment and Food Security”.  The study is entitled “The impact of sex-linked dwarf gene on hormonal reproductive profiles and biochemical traits in Iraqi dwarf roosters” has been published in an international journal which is classified within Scopus containers.

     The study aims at exploring the influencing of the sex-linked dwarf gene on some fertility hormones and biochemical profile in normal local and dwarf roosters. Thirty normal local and dwarf roosters at age 28 weeks were housed at opened system for 6 weeks. At end of 6th week, blood samples collected from all roosters and centrifuged to obtained sera for measuring the concentrations of Interstitial cell stimulating hormone ‘ICSH’, Follicle stimulating hormone ‘FSH’ and testosterone hormone, total protein, albumen, globulin, glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase ‘GOT’, Alkaline phosphatase ‘ALP’, and glutamic pyruvic transaminase ‘GPT’.