Association between placentome size, measured using transrectal ultrasonography, and gestational age in cattle.

@article{Adeyinka2014AssociationBP,
  title={Association between placentome size, measured using transrectal ultrasonography, and gestational age in cattle.},
  author={Folusho D Adeyinka and Richard A Laven and K E Lawrence and M. A. A. J. van den Bosch and G Blankenvoorde and Timothy J Parkinson},
  journal={New Zealand veterinary journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={62 2},
  pages={51-6}
}
AIM The aim of this study was to estimate whether fetal age could be accurately estimated using placentome size. METHODS Fifty-eight cows with confirmed conception dates in two herds were used for the study. The length of the long axis and cross-sectional area of placentomes close to the cervix were measured once every 10 days between approximately 60-130 days of gestation and once every 15 days between 130-160 days of gestation. Four to six placentomes were measured using transrectal… CONTINUE READING