Effect of insemination of estrus-induced prepuberal gilts on ensuing reproductive performance and body weight.

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Prepuberal gilts reared and managed to 85-90 kg live weight in a common system were allocated at random to one of three first-mating treatments in an experiment conducted over a period of more than 5 years. In two of the treatments, gilts received a single i.m. injection of 400 IU equine chorionic gonadotropin (eCG) and 200 IU human chorionic gonadotropin… (More)

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@article{Holtz1999EffectOI, title={Effect of insemination of estrus-induced prepuberal gilts on ensuing reproductive performance and body weight.}, author={Wolfgang Holtz and R Schmidt-Baulain and Chelsea L Welp and Christina Kirsten Wallenhorst}, journal={Animal reproduction science}, year={1999}, volume={57 3-4}, pages={177-83} }