The effect of the intramammary infusion of Escherichia coli endotoxin on ovulation in lactating dairy cows.

@article{Nugent2002TheEO,
  title={The effect of the intramammary infusion of Escherichia coli endotoxin on ovulation in lactating dairy cows.},
  author={Amelia M Nugent and Thomas B Hatler and William J. Silvia},
  journal={Reproductive biology},
  year={2002},
  volume={2 3},
  pages={295-309}
}
The purpose of this experiment was to determine if intramammary inflammation during the periovulatory period affects the occurrence of ovulation in lactating dairy cows. Ten lactating, cyclic, Holstein dairy cows received 2 injections of prostaglandin F2alpha at eleven-day intervals, to synchronize luteolysis. The day of the second injection was designated as day 0. Ovulation was anticipated to occur 3-5 days later (on days 3-5). Beginning at the morning milking on day 1, cows received… CONTINUE READING

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