bp0016cpr3 | Development of The Follicleand Corpus Luteum | CPR2001
Lucy M. C.
, Liu J.
, Boyd C. K.
, Bracken C. J.
The resumption of ovarian follicular development during lactation and after
weaning in sows is a complex process that ultimately determines rebreeding
efficiency of sows. Ovarian follicular development before weaning is
heterogeneous because multiple patterns of development are observed when
individual sows are compared. Sows can have relatively inactive ovaries
before weaning with follicles of < 2 mm in diameter. Other sows have nonovulatory
follicular waves in which...