Reproductive hormone profiles in mares during the autumn transition as determined by collection of jugular blood at 6 h intervals throughout ovulatory and anovulatory cycles.

@article{Irvine2000ReproductiveHP,
  title={Reproductive hormone profiles in mares during the autumn transition as determined by collection of jugular blood at 6 h intervals throughout ovulatory and anovulatory cycles.},
  author={Clifford H G Irvine and Susan L Alexander and Angus O. McKinnon},
  journal={Journal of reproduction and fertility},
  year={2000},
  volume={118 1},
  pages={101-9}
}
The aim was to define precisely the FSH secretion pattern in mares during the two ovulatory cycles before, and for 24 days after, the last ovulation of the season and to compare this with the profiles of other reproductive hormones and follicular growth to identify changes which may lead to the termination of follicular cycles. Jugular blood was collected every 6 h from ten light horse mares for 6 weeks in autumn. Samples were assayed for FSH, LH, prolactin, inhibin, oestrone conjugates and… CONTINUE READING

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