Sexually active males prevent the display of seasonal anestrus in female goats.

Abstract

A well-defined season of sexual rest controlled by photoperiod is observed in female sheep and goats during spring and summer, delineating their "anestrous season"; bucks also decrease sexual activity at about the same time. Nutrition and/or socio-sexual stimuli play only secondary roles. However, the presence of sexually active males can reduce the length… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2014.12.001

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@article{Delgadillo2015SexuallyAM, title={Sexually active males prevent the display of seasonal anestrus in female goats.}, author={Jos{\'e} Alberto Delgadillo and Jose Alfredo Rosas Flores and Horacio Hern{\'a}ndez and Pascal Poindron and Matthieu Keller and Gonzalo Fitz-Rodr{\'i}guez and Gerardo Duarte and Jes{\'u}s Vielma and Ilda Graciela Fern{\'a}ndez and Philippe Chemineau}, journal={Hormones and behavior}, year={2015}, volume={69}, pages={8-15} }