Serum progesterone and luteinizing hormone in ewes treated with PGF 2 alpha during mid-gestation and gonadotropin releasing hormone after parturition.

Abstract

Two studies were conducted to determine if postpartum (PP) reproductive function could be enhanced in ewes by PGF2 alpha during mid-gestation (Trial 1) and GnRH within 10 days PP (Trial 2). Trial 1 utilized 31 ewes (mean body weight = 84 kg) assigned to two treatment groups to receive (I.M.) either saline (control, n = 17) or PGF2 alpha (0.14 mg/kg body… (More)

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