The effects of administration of gonadotrophins and estrogens on prenatal survival in gilts.

Abstract

In gilts ovulation occurs over a 4 to 8-hour period, with 70% of the ova being shed over a relatively short span of time. These oocytes supposedly give rise to more developed embryos at Days 10 to 12 which advance the uterine environment and reduce survival rates of less developed embryos because of an asynchronous environment. The aim of this experiment… (More)

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@article{Lambert1991TheEO, title={The effects of administration of gonadotrophins and estrogens on prenatal survival in gilts.}, author={Ericka Lambert and Daniel H. Williams and Patrick Brendan Lynch and T J Hanrahan and Thomas A McGeady and Finley Austin and Maurice P. Boland and James F. Roche}, journal={Theriogenology}, year={1991}, volume={36 1}, pages={77-85} }