oestrus


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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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Silent heat is one of the deleterious features to the reproductive performance in the buffaloes and it is due to poor oestrus expression and intensity of heat in buffaloes during summer as compared to winter (Madan and Prakash, 2007).
Ophthalmomyiasis externa: three cases caused by Oestrus ovis larvae in Turkey.
You can prevent her from having her oestrus cycles by getting her neutered at your local vet.
Further, virtually all such research has depended on the use of males, again for pragmatic purposes, given the absence of the confounding influence of oestrus cycles.
Current work is focused on the application areas of mastitis, oestrus detection, pregnancy diagnosis, and monitoring of milk abnormalities.
Moreover, in taking on the name of "Easter" Christianity saw fit to appropriate the feastday of the pagan goddess of menstruation and fertility, Oestrus.
Oestrus (heat) happens every six days throughout the year, and lasts overnight, about 12 to 18 hours.
In a second experiment in which pair-bonded females in postpartum oestrus had access to their current mate and two strange males, strange males groomed significantly more than pair-bonded mates, yet attained the fewest copulations.
Another joey would be born and again oestrus production would be stopped to allow the female to concentrate on suckling this one, extending by another two to three months the chances of getting a new generation through the drought.
Best to have the male dog around for the last week of her oestrus and nature will help you determine when she is ovulating.
The correlation between a cyclus coefficient based on cytological indices in the vaginal smear and circulating progesterone in oestrus bitches.
In contrast, Power & Watts' (version of Knight's sex-strike-) model is female focussed: female kin-groups harness male labour by changing biologically (in oestrus, ovulation, menstrual bleeding, and birth and reproductive cycle timing) and culturally (material symbols and lies, from around 100,000).