The effect of undernutrition on the establishment of pregnancy in the ewe.

@article{Abecia2006TheEO,
  title={The effect of undernutrition on the establishment of pregnancy in the ewe.},
  author={J A Abecia and C. P. Sosa and Fernando Forcada and Ana Meikle},
  journal={Reproduction, nutrition, development},
  year={2006},
  volume={46 4},
  pages={367-78}
}
The relationship between nutrition and reproduction in sheep has been the subject of research in several international groups. This review will particularly focus on the effects of undernutrition on the potential causes of reproductive failure including abnormalities of the ovum or the embryo, luteal inadequacy and failure of the supply of progesterone to the uterus, or the mechanisms involved in maternal recognition of pregnancy. The level of nutrition and peripheral progesterone… CONTINUE READING