Effect of postpartum suppression of ovulation on uterine involution in dairy cows.

@article{Heppelmann2013EffectOP,
  title={Effect of postpartum suppression of ovulation on uterine involution in dairy cows.},
  author={Maike Heppelmann and A Br{\"o}mmling and Mychal Weinert and Marion Piechotta and Christine Wrenzycki and Heinrich Bollwein},
  journal={Theriogenology},
  year={2013},
  volume={80 5},
  pages={519-25}
}
The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of time of first postpartum ovulation after calving on uterine involution in dairy cows with and without uterine puerperal disease. Transvaginal follicular puncture (FP) of follicles >6 mm suppressed ovulation and development of a CL until Day 42 after calving. Fifty-three lactating Holstein Friesian cows (3.4 ± 1.2 years old, parity 2.5 ± 1.0 [median ± mean absolute deviation]) were divided into groups on the basis of the presence (UD… CONTINUE READING