Comparative reproductive function in cervids: implications for management of farm and zoo populations.

@article{Asher1999ComparativeRF,
  title={Comparative reproductive function in cervids: implications for management of farm and zoo populations.},
  author={Geoffery William Asher and Steven L. Monfort and Christen M. Wemmer},
  journal={Journal of reproduction and fertility. Supplement},
  year={1999},
  volume={54},
  pages={143-56}
}
The cervids represent a complex assemblage of taxa characterized by extreme diversity in morphology, physiology, ecology and geographical distribution. Farmed species (for example red deer and fallow deer) are usually the common larger-bodied, gregarious and monotocous species that express marked reproductive seasonality in their temperate environment. Their commercial importance has facilitated considerable research into reproductive physiology and the development of assisted reproductive… CONTINUE READING

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