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The aim of this experiment was to improve the reproductive performance of a short-interval prostaglandin (PG)-based protocol for timed artificial insemination in sheep, using a short-term nutritional treatment. During the breeding season (March-April), 132 multiparous and 61 nulliparous Corriedale...

Author(s)
Fierro, S.; Gil, J.; Viñoles, C.; Soca, F.; Banchero, G.; Olivera-Muzante, J.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2014, 149, 3/4, pp 158-162
Abstract

The objective of this experiment was to study the reproductive performance obtained after a short-interval prostaglandin (PG) F2α-based protocol for timed artificial insemination (TAI) in sheep (Synchrovine®: two injections of PG 7 d apart), including a GnRH analogue at 24 or 36 h after the second...

Author(s)
Olivera-Muzante, J.; Gil, J.; Viñoles, C.; Fierro, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2013, 138, 3/4, pp 175-179
Abstract

In a flock of 256 Corriedale ewes at Mittagong, New South Wales, the mean length of the oestrous cycle in 2 successive years was 16.9 ± 1.14 days, and the length of gestation was 150 ± 2.28 days. The proportion of ewes observed in oestrus during 2 periods of the day is also reported. In these...

Author(s)
JONES, R. C.
Citation
Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture and Animal Husbandry, 1968, 8, pp 9-12; 3