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Reproduction of small ruminants can be controlled by several methods developed in recent decades. Some of these involve administration of hormones that modify the physiological chain of events involved in the sexual cycle. Methods which utilise progesterone or its analogues are based on their...

Author(s)
Abecia, J. A.; Forcada, F.; González-Bulnes, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2012, 130, 3/4, pp 173-179
Abstract

In practice, the etiologic treatment of the repeat-breeder cow is nearly infeasible. In this study, we tested the hypothesis that a combined treatment would benefit the conception rate of repeat-breeder cows. The components of this regimen target ovulation defects, late progesterone (P4) rise, and...

Author(s)
Amiridis, G. S.; Tsiligianni, T.; Dovolou, E.; Rekkas, C.; Vouzaras, D.; Menegatos, I.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2009, 72, 4, pp 542-548
Abstract

A novel method for oestrus-ovulation synchronization in sheep followed by fixed time insemination is presented herewith. Mature dry ewes (n=28) of Karagouniko breed being at an unknown stage of the oestrous cycle, were used during the middle of breeding season. The treatment protocol consisted of...

Author(s)
Deligiannis, C.; Valasi, I.; Rekkas, C. A.; Goulas, P.; Theodosiadou, E.; Lainas, T.; Amiridis, G. S.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 2005, 40, 1, pp 6-10