Factors affecting gestation length in the Thoroughbred mare

Mina Clare Gwynne Davies-Morel, John R. Newcombe, S. J. Holland

Allbwn ymchwil: Cyfraniad at gyfnodolynErthygladolygiad gan gymheiriaid

91 Dyfyniadau(SciVal)

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In order to assist in the accurate prediction of the timing of parturition in the mare true gestation length, along with the potential effect of a number of factors, was investigated. Data from 433 Thoroughbred foal pregnancies were used. Sequential ultrasonic scanning allowed the true gestation length (fertilisation-parturition) to be ascertained, as apposed to previous work, which used the mating-parturition interval. An average gestation length of 344.1±0.49 days was evident. Colt foal pregnancies were significantly (P
Iaith wreiddiolSaesneg
Tudalennau (o-i)175-185
Nifer y tudalennau11
CyfnodolynAnimal Reproduction Science
Cyfrol74
Rhif cyhoeddi3-4
Dynodwyr Gwrthrych Digidol (DOIs)
StatwsCyhoeddwyd - 16 Rhag 2002

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