Influences of season, cycle and breed on follicular growth rates in sheep.

@article{Cahill1980InfluencesOS,
  title={Influences of season, cycle and breed on follicular growth rates in sheep.},
  author={L. Cahill and Patricia Maule{\'o}n},
  journal={Journal of reproduction and fertility},
  year={1980},
  volume={58 2},
  pages={
          321-8
        }
}
Follicular growth was studied in 16 ewes of different breeds (Romanov, mean ovulation rate 3.0, and Ile-de-France, mean ovulation rate 1.6), stage of cycle (Day 0 or 7) and season (December and June). The follicular growth rates, determined by measuring the mitotic index before and 2 h after colchicine treatment, varied greatly between animals studied and did not vary significantly between breeds, time of cycle or season. From 3 layers of granulosa cells until antrum formation the mitotic index… CONTINUE READING
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