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The objective was to determine the effect of plasma progesterone concentration and the duration of proestrus during growth of the ovulatory follicle on fertility in beef cattle. Heifers (N=61) and postpartum cows (N=79) were assigned randomly to four groups in a two-by-two design involving...

Author(s)
Dadarwal, D.; Mapletoft, R. J.; Adams, G. P.; Pfeifer, L. F. M.; Creelman, C.; Singh, J.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2013, 79, 5, pp 859-866
Abstract

The objective was to determine the effects of the duration of progesterone exposure during the ovulatory wave on fertility (pregnancy rate) in beef cattle. We tested the hypothesis that short-progesterone exposure during the growing and early-static phase of the ovulatory follicle (analogous to the ...

Author(s)
Dias, F. C. F.; Mapletoft, R. J.; Kastelic, J. P.; Adams, G. P.; Colazo, M. G.; Stover, B. C.; Dochi, O.; Singh, J.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2012, 77, 2, pp 437-444
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
Abstract

The objective of this study was to determine the effects of low versus physiologic plasma progesterone concentrations during the ovulatory wave on fertility in cattle. Suckled beef cows (Bos taurus; n=129) and pubertal heifers (Bos taurus; n=150) at random stages of the estrous cycle were given a...

Author(s)
Pfeifer, L. F. M.; Mapletoft, R. J.; Kastelic, J. P.; Small, J. A.; Adams, G. P.; Dionello, N. J.; Singh, J.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2009, 72, 9, pp 1237-1250
Abstract

The objective was to synchronize follicular wave emergence among cattle for synchronization of oestrus and ovulation, and to determine pregnancy rate after AI at observed oestrus. At random stages of the oestrous cycle, a controlled internal drug release device (CIDR-B) was inserted intravaginally...

Author(s)
Martinez, M. F.; Adams, G. P.; Kastelic, J. P.; Bergfelt, D. R.; Mapletoft, R. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Science Inc., New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2000, 54, 5, pp 757-769
Abstract

Our expanding knowledge of the control of follicular wave dynamics during the bovine oestrous cycle has resulted in renewed enthusiasm for the prospects of precisely controlling the follicular and luteal dynamics and the time of ovulation. Follicular wave development can be controlled mechanically...

Author(s)
Bó, G. A.; Baruselli, P. S.; Moreno, D.; Cutaia, L.; Caccia, M.; Tríbulo, R.; Tríbulo, H.; Mapletoft, R. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Science Inc., New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2002, 57, 1, pp 53-72
Abstract

56 cows received a norgestomet implant and an injection of norgestomet and oestradiol valerate; half (n = 28) received 500 IU equine chorionic gonadotropin (eCG) at implant removal, 9 days later. A third group (n = 25) received 2 injections of cloprostenol (500 µg) 11 days apart. The percentage of...

Author(s)
Kastelic, J. P.; Olson, W. O.; Martinez, M.; Cook, R. B.; Mapletoft, R. J.
Citation
Canadian Veterinary Journal, 1999, 40, 3, pp 173-178
Abstract

The objective of this experiment was to compare two progestins and three treatments for synchronizing follicular wave emergence and ovulation in protocols for fixed-time AI in beef heifers. On day 0 (beginning of the experiment), Angus and Angus-Simmental cross beef heifers at random stages of the...

Author(s)
Martinez, M. F.; Kastelic, J. P.; Adams, G. P.; Mapletoft, R. J.
Publisher
American Society of Animal Science, Savoy, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2002, 80, 7, pp 1746-1751
Abstract

Two experiments were conducted to compare pregnancy rates when GnRH or estradiol were given to synchronize ovarian follicular wave emergence and ovulation in an MGA-based oestrus synchronization programme. Crossbred beef cattle were fed melengestrol acetate (MGA, 0.5 mg per day) for 7 days...

Author(s)
Martinez, M. F.; Kastelic, J. P.; Adams, G. P.; Mapletoft, R. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2001, 67, 3/4, pp 221-229

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