Seasonal Changes of Reproductive Behavior and Fecal Steroid Concentrations in Père David's Deer

@article{Li2001SeasonalCO,
  title={Seasonal Changes of Reproductive Behavior and Fecal Steroid Concentrations in P{\`e}re David's Deer},
  author={Chunwang Li and Zhigang Jiang and Guohua Jiang and Jiming Fang},
  journal={Hormones and Behavior},
  year={2001},
  volume={40},
  pages={518-525}
}
From July 1997 to September 1997 and from March 1998 to July 1998, we studied reproductive behaviors of Père David's deer in Dafeng, China. During the field behavioral observations, we collected fresh voided fecal samples from the Père David's stags and hinds periodically and kept those samples under -20 degrees C until laboratory analysis. We analyzed the fecal testosterone, estradiol, and progesterone concentrations in those samples using radioimmunoassay. During this study, we also recorded… 
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