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Animal Industry Report

Extension Number

ASL R2443

Topic

Physiology

Summary and Implications

This report describes aspects of sexual development and maturation, hormonal regulation in boars, hormones and puberty in gilts )including the environment and hormone treatment, estrous cycle, ovulation rate, conception rates, embryo survival, and litter size), pregnancy, lactation, and sows at weaning. In addition, genes that affect these developmental and reproductive processes are included.

Copyright Holder

Iowa State University

Language

en

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