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bp0007rdr34 | Unique Aspects of Reproduction in Diverse Ruminant Species | REDR2010

Unique strategies to control reproduction in camels

Skidmore JA , Morton KM , Billah M

The reproductive efficiency of camels is low under natural pastural conditions and so the use of artifical insemination and embryo transfer are becoming increasingly important to improve their breeding potential. Methods to control their reproductive cycle are therefore essential. This review describes characteristics of the ovarian follicular wave pattern in camels and exogenous hormonal control of ovulation. It also summarizes the difficulties involved with artifical insemin...