Synchronization of ovulation in dairy cows using PGF2alpha and GnRH.

  title={Synchronization of ovulation in dairy cows using PGF2alpha and GnRH.},
  author={Jennifer Pursley and Mee Mee and Milo C Wiltbank},
  volume={44 7},
This paper reports a new method for synchronizing the time of ovulation in cattle using GnRH and PGF(2alpha). In Experiments 1 and 2, lactating dairy cows (n=20) ranging from 36 to 280 d postpartum and dairy heifers (n=24) 14 to 16 mo old were treated with an intramuscular injection of 100 mug GnRH at a random stage of the estrous cycle. Seven d later the cattle received PGF(2alpha) to regress corpora lutea (CL). Lactating cows and heifers received a second injection of 100 mug GnRH 48 and 24 h… CONTINUE READING
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