Folliculogenesis, onset of puberty and fecundity of mink (Mustela vision Schreb) selectively bred for docility or aggressiveness.

@article{Klotchkov1998FolliculogenesisOO,
  title={Folliculogenesis, onset of puberty and fecundity of mink (Mustela vision Schreb) selectively bred for docility or aggressiveness.},
  author={D. V. Klotchkov and Oleg V Trapezov and Anastasia V. Kharlamova},
  journal={Theriogenology},
  year={1998},
  volume={49 8},
  pages={1545-53}
}
It has been suggested that selective breeding of animals for docile behavior is correlated with early onset of puberty and improved fertility. We wished to test the hypothesis that mink bred for docility would show earlier onset of puberty and greater fecundity than mink bred for aggressiveness. We used farm-raised, 7-mo-old mink females that had been… CONTINUE READING