Characteristics of ovarian follicle development in domestic animals.

  title={Characteristics of ovarian follicle development in domestic animals.},
  author={Alexander C O Evans},
  journal={Reproduction in domestic animals = Zuchthygiene},
  volume={38 4},
In most domestic animals the later stages of follicle development occurs in a wave-like pattern during oestrous cycles (cattle, sheep, goats, horses and buffalo) or periods of reproductive activity (llamas and camels). A follicle wave is the organized development of a cohort of gonadotrophin-dependent follicles all of which initially increase in size, but most of which subsequently regress and die by atresia (subordinate follicles). The number of remaining (dominant) follicles is specific to… CONTINUE READING

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