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This study aimed to improved quality of spermatozoa by giving powdered pumpkin seeds and vitamin E in domestic rooster which exposed to heat stress. Different level of pumpkin seeds powder (0%, 15%, 20%, 25%)and 0.02% vitamin E were mixed with basal diet, then fed ad libitum to the chicken. Volume, pH, Concentration, motility, viability, abnormality of spermatozoa and fertility of egg were measured twice a week after a month. This research indicate that supplementation of concentrate feed with 20% pumpkin seed powder and 0.02% vitamin E could significantly improve quality of spermatozoa which exposed heat stress, therefore it could support productivity of domestic rooster in tropical area.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)19-21
Number of pages3
JournalIndian Veterinary Journal
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2019


  • Chicken
  • Heat
  • Pumpkin seed
  • Spermatozoa
  • Stress
  • Vitamin E


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