The authors examined the ovarian function of Prolific Merino sheep breed by hormone-analytical methods in spring and early summer. Blood plasma progesterone level was measured for following up the ovarian function; examining the reaction of ewes for cycle induction methods, rate of conception and the process of pregnancy, respectively. Laparoscopic artificial insemination and ultra-sound pregnancy control were applied. According to the results the cycle induction was very effective for Prolific Merino in out-of-season reproductive period. The Ovitrace sheep feed supplementary can be used to reduce embryo loss.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Magyar Allatorvosok Lapja|
|Publication status||Published - Mar 12 2012|
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