A search for quantitative trait loci for ovulation rate in cattle.

@article{Blattman1996ASF,
  title={A search for quantitative trait loci for ovulation rate in cattle.},
  author={A N Blattman and Brian W. Kirkpatrick and Keith Gregory},
  journal={Animal genetics},
  year={1996},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={157-62}
}
Seventy-seven polymorphic microsatellites were analysed in offspring of three elite sires that were part of the foundation of an experimental population selected for twinning rate at the US Meat Animal Research Center, Clay Center, Nebraska. All females were assessed for ovulation rate by rectal palpation of corpora lutea over 8-10 consecutive oestrous… CONTINUE READING