Gross anatomical studies on the ovary and uterus of Black Bengal Goat
Mukesh Kumar, Sanjay Ray, KN Singh, Amit Singh Vishen, PK Choudhary and Rakesh Kumar Gupta
The present study was conducted in the department of anatomy, histology and embryology, faculty of veterinary and animal sciences, West Bengal University of animal fishery science, Kolkata. Total 15 specimens of adult black Bengal goat were collected from different slaughter house of Kolkata. After slaughter of animals the samples were collected and brought to the departmental laboratory for detailed study. Female genitalia comprised of ovaries, fallopian tube, horn of the uterus, vagina and vestibules. There were two ovaries and each of them was found to be oval shaped and pale in colour situated in the corresponding abdominal cavity behind the kidneys and supported by the broad ligament named utero- ovarian ligament. Broad ligament was attached to the lesser curvature of the horn. All the above mentioned findings may be utilized by the physiologist, embryo-transfer technologist, animal breeder and other related workers for the development of the goatery husbandry.