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Reusing intravaginal progesterone releasing devices for oestrous synchoronization in ewes

  • 2020
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 50
Y.I. Rodríguez-Sánchez, M.T. Sánchez-Torres, J.L. Cordero-Mora, J.L. Figueroa-Velasco, J. Cortés-Zorrilla, J.A. Martínez-Aispuro & M. Cardenas-León Page: 529 - 536

In this study, the second use of an intravaginal progesterone-releasing device or controlled intravaginal drug release device (CIDR) was evaluated. After a first use of 11 days, the CIDR was again used for either nine or 12 days with 200…

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Oestrus induction using fluorogestone acetate sponges and equine chorionic gonadotrophin in Red Sokoto goats

  • 2013
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 43
B.O. Omontese, P.I. Rekwot, H.J. Makun, I.U. Ate, J.S. Rwuaan & M.U. Kawu Page: 69 - 73

The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of a progestagen treatment (fluorogestone acetate sponge) alone or in combination with equine chorionic gonadotrophin (eCG) on oestrus response in Red Sokoto (RS) goats. One hundred RS does were treated…

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The effect of whole and halved intravaginal sponges combined with either subcutaneous or intravenous administration of PMSG on s

  • 1983
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 13
A.S. Faure, D.A. Boshoff and F.J.L. Burger Page: 157 - 160

The oestrous cycles of Karakul ewes were synchronized during both the breeding (February) and non breeding season (October) using either whole or halved sponges, in combination with either subcutaneous or intravenous administration of PMSG. At the time of sponge withdrawal,…

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Comparison of fluorgestone and medroxyprogesterone intravaginal sponges for oestrus synchronization in Saanen does during the tr

  • 2004
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 34
I. Dogan, Z. Nur, U. Gunay, M.K. Soylu and C. Sonmez Page: 18 - 22

The efficiency of medroxyprogesterone acetate (MAP) and fluorogestone acetate (FGA) sponges for synchronizing oestrus in lactating Saanen goats was investigated during the transition from non-breeding to natural breeding season. Does were treated for 11 days with 60 mg MAP (n=19)…

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Synchronization of oestrus in sheep: Use of different doses of progestagen outside the normal breeding season (Short communicati

  • 1994
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 24
J.P.C. Greyling, W.F. Kotzé, G.J. Taylor, W.J. Hagendijk and F. Cloete Page: 33 - 37

One hundred and thirty Merino ewes were used to test the efficiency of different doses of medroxyprogesterone acetate (MAP) progestagen to synchronize oestrus outside the breeding season. Three treatments, consisting of intravaginal progestagen doses (60 mg, 40 mg, and halved…

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