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oestrus

(US), estrus, estrum
a regularly occurring period of sexual receptivity in most female mammals, except humans, during which ovulation occurs and copulation can take place; heat
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The female estrous cycle was determined by a fast method previously described (Marcondes, Bianchi, & Tanno, 2002) and at least 2 hours before experiments (Lariviere, Sattar, & Melzack, 2006).
Granted, fewer does will come into estrous this late, so round two won't be nearly as intense or last as long.
The aim of this work was to study the estrous cycle of the agouti (Dasyprocta prymnolopha) by analysis of reproductive hormones, progesterone and 17[beta]-estradiol.
Waves of follicle development during the estrous cycle in sheep.
Cats can have an estrous cycle one to six weeks after giving birth, so your young mom cat can be nursing one set of kittens while pregnant with another.
During the 7 days following removal of the CIDR inserts, estrous behavior was observed in 21% (9/42) and 24% (14/58) of the CIDR-treated heifers, and 7% (3/42) and 15% (9/59) of the control heifers in year 1 and year 2, respectively.
success of AI programs in dairy herds depends upon accurate and efficient detection of estrus; however, accuracy and efficiency of estrous detection are variable and depend upon animal, environmental, and management factors (3).
Samples from uterine, ovary and fallopian tubes of 20 mice (5 mice in each phase of estrous cycle) and the thyroid from one mouse were snap frozen in OCT (Jung, Denmark).
Because these individuals do not express repeating patterns of sexual activity, it is inappropriate to refer to their ovarian cycles as estrous cycles.