Blood Flow , Steroid Secretion and Nutrient Uptake of the G R a V I D U T E R U S D U R I N G the Periparturient Period in Sows 1

@inproceedings{Ford2007BloodF,
  title={Blood Flow , Steroid Secretion and Nutrient Uptake of the G R a V I D U T E R U S D U R I N G the Periparturient Period in Sows 1},
  author={Stephen P. Ford and Lawrence P Reynolds and Calvin L. Ferrell},
  year={2007}
}
Blood flow to one uterine, horn of six Yorkshire sows was measured daily from d 2 2 to 0 (d of parturit ion) using an electromagnetic blood flow transducer surgically implanted around the middle uterine artery. Immediately after measurement of uterine arterial blood flow (UABF), samples of femoral arterial (FA) and uterine venous (UV) blood were collected via indwelling catheters and concentrations of progesterone, estrone and estradiol-17/3, oxygen, glucose, total c~-amino acid N and urea N… CONTINUE READING