Research Journal for Veterinary Practitioners

Research Article
Res J. Vet. Pract. 7(3): 63-66
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I Ketut Nata Kusuma1, Ida Bagus Gaga Pertama2, I Gusti Nyoman Gde Bidura2, I Ketut Puja3*

1Animal Health and Livestock Services, Bali Province; 2Faculty of Animal Husbandry, Udayana University, Denpasar-Bali, Indonesia; 3Veterinary Genetics and Reproduction Technology Laboratory, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Udayana University, Denpasar-Bali, Indonesia.

Abstract | Artificial insemination (AI) or depositionof sperm in the female cervix or uterine tract using instruments. The success of achieving pregnancy influenced by several factors, including the profile of the inseminators and the method used. The objective of this research is concerned with finding out the profile and current method used by inseminators in Bali, Indonesia. A total of 76 inseminator in Baliprovince, Indonesia were randomly selected as respondent. Data about inseminator profile and AI practices were collected using questionnaire.  The result showed that all of the inseminators were male, most of them 41-50 years old and high school level graduate and all inseminators were married, had attended basic training, heat detection, evaluated the animal BCS, monitored the level of liquid nitrogen, checked thawing time, uses disposable plastic gloves. Most of inseminators were deposite the semenin the body of uterus. This study was the first scientific research on the profile of inseminators and insemination practices in Bali Province Indonesia. To improve skills inseminator, also it is recomended to perform training  continuously.

Keywords | Artificial insemination, Bali, Profile, Practices