Physical characteristics of the uterus during the bovine estrous cycle and early pregnancy.

@article{Bonafos1995PhysicalCO,
  title={Physical characteristics of the uterus during the bovine estrous cycle and early pregnancy.},
  author={L D Bonafos and Kunal Kot and O. J. Ginther},
  journal={Theriogenology},
  year={1995},
  volume={43 4},
  pages={713-21}
}
Uterine tone, uterine contractility and endometrial echotexture were monitored daily in heifers during the estrous cycle (n = 6; Days 0 to 21; ovulation = Day 0) and during early pregnancy (n = 7; Days 0 to 26). Uterine tone was assessed by transrectal palpation and scored from 1 (flaccid) to 5 (turgid) by an operator who had no knowledge of reproductive status, day, or group. The main effect of day was significant, but the group effect and the group-by-day interaction were not. Uterine tone… CONTINUE READING

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