Sexual activity and body and testis growth in prepubertal ram lambs of Friesland, Chios, Karagouniki and Serres dairy sheep in Greece.

@article{Belibasaki2000SexualAA,
  title={Sexual activity and body and testis growth in prepubertal ram lambs of Friesland, Chios, Karagouniki and Serres dairy sheep in Greece.},
  author={Belibasaki and Kouimtzis},
  journal={Small ruminant research : the journal of the International Goat Association},
  year={2000},
  volume={37 1-2},
  pages={109-113}
}
Sexual activity, body size and testis growth in the prepubertal period (120-210days of age) were studied in five male lambs of each of four dairy sheep breeds. Sexual responses developed earlier in Friesland than in Chios and Karagouniki and latest in Serres ram lambs. Friesland lambs expressed interest in females at 127days of age and 34kg live weight 18-36days younger and 3.4-6.3kg lighter than the three Greek breeds. Puberty (first mounting with ejaculation occurred) of ram lambs appeared to… CONTINUE READING

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