The seasonal reproductive changes in the Red deer stag (Cervus elaphus)

@inproceedings{Lincoln2010TheSR,
  title={The seasonal reproductive changes in the Red deer stag (Cervus elaphus)},
  author={Gerald Lincoln},
  year={2010}
}
In order to study the seasonal reproductive changes in the Red deer stag (Cervus elaphus L.), two adult animals were shot per month in 1968. During May and June the stags were in a state of reproductive quiescence, and the antlers were rapidly growing in velvet. Testosterone was barely detectable in testicular tissue, and the seminiferous tubules were regressed with small numbers of spermatogonia and primary spermatocytes but no spermatids or spermatozoa. The accessory organs were also fully… CONTINUE READING

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