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Arachidonate 15-lipoxygenase and ubiquitin as potential fertility markers in boars
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2004)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] This study was performed to determine whether using high power microscopic analysis and two putative biochemical fertility markers, 15-lipoxygenase ...
Effects of heat stress on reproduction and productivity of primiparous sows and their piglets' performance
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
Heat stress (HS) produces seasonal infertility in sows and decreases reproductive efficiency. Sows were exposed to HS during a production cycle (gestation [gest], lactation [lact], and breeding) to examine productivity. ...
Estrus induction and maintenance of cycles in gilts with PG-600 and boar exposure
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
This study looked at the efficacy of PG-600 and boar exposure to induce and maintain cycles. Gilts received one of four treatments: PG-600, weekday 10 min full physical contact boar exposure (BE), PG-600+BE, and neither ...