A study of spontaneous sexual maturation of the female ferret.

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Although ferrets are long-day breeders, females reared exclusively in nonstimulatory short days will undergo spontaneous sexual maturation by 30-50 wk of age. In the following report, this spontaneous sexual maturation of ferrets was studied to determine mechanisms regulating sexual maturation in nonstimulatory photoperiods. Study of ovariectomized females… (More)

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@article{Ryan1987ASO, title={A study of spontaneous sexual maturation of the female ferret.}, author={Kelley Ryan and S. L. Robinson}, journal={Biology of reproduction}, year={1987}, volume={36 2}, pages={333-9} }