Steroid hormone profile of Markhoz does (Iranian Angora) throughout estrous cycle and gestation period


The present study aims were to determine the profiles of changes in progesterone (P4) and 17-β-estradiol (E2) in the peripheral blood of Markhoz goat (Iranian Angora) during estrous cycle, gestation, and parturition throughout natural breeding season. Gestation length averaged 145.3 ± 0.8 days, and the litter size was 1.1 ± 0.1. Birth weight ranged 2.4–2.8… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11250-011-0029-5


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