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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Co-administration of Vitamin E with AQ.HCl produced an increase (p < 0.05) in the length of the oestrus cycle at both dosages (Table 1).
Shepherds are at greatest risk for Oestrus ovis infections and horse groomers are at risk for Gastrophilus spp.
The literature reports that at least 12 species of phyllostomid showed the occurrence of a postpartum oestrus. Rasweiler and Badwaik (1996) analysed the occurrence of the postpartum oestrus in captive Carollia perspicillata (Linnaeus, 1758) and discovered the onset of the new oestrus 3-6 days after the first birth.
Ophthalmomyiasis caused by the sheep bot fly Oestrus ovis in northern Iraq.
"We have an old female who regularly comes in oestrus, but neither male has been able to get her pregnant.
It's part of an investment into heat detection collars - motion-sensing neck tags designed to pick up on oestrus activity such as mounting.
The parasitic biontophage larvae of the healthy tissue cause the furunculoid myiasis, and the flies from the species Dermatobia hominis, Cochliomyia hominivorax and Oestrus ovis are the major responsible for this situation [2].
In the same period conception rates have fallen by 1% a year, irregular oestrus cycles have increased from 32% to 44%, teat end milk flow rates have doubled and the chance of mastitis has increased by a massive twelvefold.