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Many felid species are endangered because of destructive human activities. As a result, zoos are being tasked with sustaining genetically healthy populations in case of catastrophic extinctions. Unfortunately, with the exception of a few species, most felids do not reproduce well in captivity. The...

Author(s)
Brown, J. L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2011, 124, 3/4, pp 155-162
Abstract

Goats are spontaneously ovulating, polyoestrous animals. Oestrous cycles in goats are reviewed in this paper with a view to clarifying interactions between cyclical changes in tissues, hormones and behaviour. Reproduction in goats is described as seasonal; the onset and length of the breeding...

Author(s)
Fatet, A.; Pellicer-Rubio, M. T.; Leboeuf, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2011, 124, 3/4, pp 211-219
Abstract

Horses are long-day breeders. During the breeding season, cycle length is about 22 days with 5-7 days of oestrus. Gonadotroph cells are localized in the pars distalis as well the pars tuberalis of the pituitary and heterogeneity in the pattern of LH and FSH storage within the gonadotroph population ...

Author(s)
Aurich, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2011, 124, 3/4, pp 220-228