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Ferret females are seasonally polyoestrous animals. Melatonin secretion regulates the start of the breeding season in March and its completion in August, when the daylight begins to shorten. The first sign of oestrus in female is the swollen red vulva with thick white vaginal discharge. Since most...

Author(s)
Jukić, M.; Žaja, I. Ž.; Grizelj, J.; Samardžija, M.; Ðuričić, D.; Vince, S.
Publisher
Hrvatski Veterinarski Institut, Centar za Peradarstvo, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Veterinarska Stanica, 2017, 48, 3, pp 203-213
Abstract

Twenty-five ferret jills were randomly allocated to five groups of five animals; they were treated either before the breeding season with 15 mg medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA), with 40 mg proligestone or with a slow-releasing device containing 4.7 mg of the gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH)...

Author(s)
Proháczik, A.; Kulcsár, M.; Trigg, T.; Driancourt, M. A.; Huszenicza, G.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2010, 166, 3, pp 74-78
Abstract

Suprelorin is an implant containing 4.7 mg deslorelin acetate, a synthetic analogue of GnRH. Continuous liberation of this GnRH analogue results in inhibition of the production and release of LH and FSH by the pituitary gland. Reproductive functions are thus inhibited in both male and female ...

Author(s)
Boussarie, D.
Publisher
Éditions du Point Vétérinaire, Maisons-Alfort, France
Citation
Point Vétérinaire, 2010, 41, 303, pp 16-17
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The aim of this study was to determine whether serum levels of 17beta-estradiol and progesterone are significant diagnostic tools for the confirmation of specific reproductive diseases associated with hyperestrogenism. Thirty-one adult ferrets (Mustela putorrius furo) were divided into five groups. ...

Author(s)
Hauptman, K.; Jekl, V.; Dorrestein, G. M.; Vyskocil, M.; Knotek, Z.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinární Medicína, 2009, 54, 11, pp 532-536
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Author(s)
Girling, S. J.
Publisher
British Small Animal Veterinary Association, Quedgeley, UK
Citation
BSAVA Congress 2011, The ICC/NIA, Birmingham, UK, 31 March - 3 April. Scientific Proceedings Veterinary Programme, 2011, pp 215-217
Abstract

Hyperadrenocorticism in ferrets is associated with increased circulating concentrations of adrenal androgens, whereas plasma concentrations of cortisol and ACTH are usually not affected. Here, we report on a 5-year-old castrated male pet ferret (Mustela putorius furo) in which the major presenting...

Author(s)
Schoemaker, N. J.; Kuijten, A. M.; Galac, S.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Domestic Animal Endocrinology, 2008, 34, 3, pp 278-283
Abstract

The domestic ferret is classified under the genus Mustela. The ferret (either male or female) is a seasonal breeder and the reproductive cycle is influenced by photoperiod. A jill can produce 1 or 2 offspring per year. The ovulation occurs by neurohormonal induction. When the jill is in oestrus,...

Author(s)
Sirivaidyapong, S.; Swangchan-uthai, T.
Publisher
Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
Proceedings of 41st Kasetsart University Annual Conference, 3-7 February, 2003. Subject: Animals and Veterinary Medicine, 2003, pp 554-562
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Author(s)
Proháczik, A.; Kulcsár, M.; Juhász, C.; Huszenicza, G.
Publisher
Magyar Mezógazdaság Kiadó KFT, Budapest, Hungary
Citation
Magyar Állatorvosok Lapja, 2004, 126, 7, pp 419-423
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Author(s)
Proháczik, A.; Kulcsár, M.; Huszenicza, G.
Publisher
Állattenyésztési és Takarmányozási Kutatóintézet, Herceghalom, Hungary
Citation
Állattenyésztés és Takarmányozás, 2004, 53, 2, pp 190-191
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Author(s)
Proháczik, A.; Kulcsár, M.; Trigg, T.; Huszenicza, G.
Publisher
Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Erkrankungen der Zootiere: Verhandlungsbericht des 41. Internationalen Symposiums über die Erkrankungen der Zoo- und Wildtiere, Rome, Italy, 28 May - 1 June, 2003, 2003, pp 407-408

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