Hormonal induction of lactation in non-pregnant ewes.

Abstract

Exogenous hormone treatments designed to induce nonpregnant ewes to lactate at levels sufficient to rear orphan lambs were investigated in three breeds (Blackface, Dorset and Greyface) and in a total of 14 groups. The hormone treatments consisted of an induction phase lasting 1-6 weeks during which most ewes received daily subcutaneous injections of 75 mg… (More)

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