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The main objective of the implementation of Artificial Insemination (AI) in cattle is to produce a sustained genetic progress in the herd. Although AI is an old reproductive biotechnology, its widespread implementation is very recent and is mainly due to the use of protocols that allows the AI...

Author(s)
Bó, G. A.; Baruselli, P. S.; Mapletoft, R. J.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Reprodução Animal, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Animal Reproduction (Belo Horizonte), 2013, 10, 3, pp 137-142
Abstract

Treatments designed to synchronize luteolysis, preovulatory follicular development, and ovulation, and resynchronize oestrus after a first AI have improved responses to synchronization treatments. Protocols based only on the use of PGF result in variable onset of oestrus. Concentrations of...

Author(s)
Cavalieri, J.; Hepworth, G.; Fitzpatrick, L. A.; Shephard, R. W.; Macmillan, K. L.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2006, 65, 1, pp 45-64
Abstract

Greater milk production in modern dairy cattle has led to greater nutritional needs, increased rates of post-partum anoestrus, reduced oestrus detection rates, lower conception and pregnancy rates and a higher incidence of embryonic mortality. In addition, larger herds have resulted in management...

Author(s)
Bó, G. A.; Mapletoft, R. J.
Publisher
British Cattle Veterinary Association, Quedgeley, UK
Citation
Cattle Practice, 2012, 20, 1, pp 19-28