Hormonal induction of lactation in non-pregnant ewes.


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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