anestrus

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anestrus

[a′nes·trəs]
(vertebrate zoology)
A prolonged period of inactivity between two periods of heat in cyclically breeding female mammals.
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Effects of early weaning and progesterone-estradiol treatments on postpartum reproductive efficiency of grazing anestrous beef cows.
It is interesting to note that even when cows ovulate following a period of anovulation or anestrous, fertility is low.
Brood mare: early lactation, late lactation, maintenance that includes anestrous and the first 8 months of gestation, the 9th month of gestation, the 10th month of gestation, and the 11th month of gestation
Ghallab AM, Ott RS, Cmavik GF, Kesler DJ, Faulkner DB, Hixon JE (1984) Effects of repetitive norgestomet treatments on pregnancy rates in cyclic and anestrous beef heifers.
Numerous studies have focused on developing hormonal treatments to improve follicular development and induce a fertile estrous response in seasonally anestrous ewes (3).
Ovarian aromatase cytochrome P-450 mRNA levels correlate with enzyme activity and serum estradiol levels in anestrous, pregnant and lactation rats.
2012) in summer anestrous buffaloes by using CIDR for 7days and an injection of prostaglandin on day 6 post CIDR placement.
Reproductive management involved natural estrus and induced estrus in the anestrous period, using the hormonal treatment recommended by Westhuysen (1979) and Ritar et al.
Ovarian and endocrine determinants of superovulatory responses in anestrous ewes.
Fourteen females remained in anestrous during all the experiment, being 6 of group G1 (15.