Effects of season, lactation and plane of nutrition on the reproductive performance and associated plasma LH and progesterone profiles in hormonally treated ewes.

Abstract

Two experiments were designed to determine the effects of duration of lactation and plane of nutrition on the reproductive performance of Finn x Dorset Horn ewes mated at a hormonally induced oestrus 9 weeks after lambing. In Exp. 1, ewes were mated on 4 December or 19 March and lactation was terminated at 35 or 15 days before mating or 7 or 35 days after… (More)

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