Does follicular dominance occur in ewes?

@article{Driancourt1991DoesFD,
  title={Does follicular dominance occur in ewes?},
  author={M. A. Driancourt and Robert Webb and R C Fry},
  journal={Journal of reproduction and fertility},
  year={1991},
  volume={93 1},
  pages={
          63-70
        }
}
The process by which a single follicle is selected to ovulate while others regress is unknown in ewes. If the dominant follicle secretes substances that directly inhibit the growth of other follicles, the superovulatory response to the administration of exogenous gonadotrophins may be blunted. Administration of 1250 iu pregnant mares' serum gonadotrophin (PMSG) before or after the emergence of the dominant follicle in the follicular phase, or 1000 iu PMSG in the presence or absence of a large… CONTINUE READING

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