The use of a slow release GnRH-agonist implant in female ferrets in season for oestrus suppression.


The jill is a long-day breeder with a constant oestrus without mating. Persistent oestrogen production results in clinical signs of hyperoestrogenism including pancytopenia and death if untreated. As spaying is thought to be related to the development of hyperadrenocorticism, a non-invasive, safe and effective long-term treatment is needed for oestrus… (More)
DOI: 10.1024/0036-7281/a000392

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