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- Beccaglia, M.; Alonge, S.; Trovo’, C.; Luvoni, G. C.
- Reproduction in domestic animals 2016 v.51 Suppl S1 pp. 12-17
- bitches; breeding; cats; heart rate; medicine; neonates; ovulation; parturition; pets; prediction; pregnancy; radiography; radiology; small animal practice; surgery; ultrasonography; England
- ... Accurate prediction of delivery date in canine and feline allows a better management of parturition, reducing the loss of neonates. This review evaluates the most common methods adopted to accurately predict the day of delivery: determination of ovulation and hormonal assays, first appearance of embryonic/foetal structures using ultrasound or radiography, echographic measurement of extra‐foetal an ...
- Bertschinger, HJ; Caldwell, P
- Reproduction in domestic animals 2016 v.51 Suppl S1 pp. 18-24
- Elephantidae; Lycaon pictus; aggression; birds; breeding; bulls; conservation areas; disease transmission; habitat destruction; herbivores; hormonal regulation; immunocontraception; predators; prey species; risk; wildlife; zoos; South Africa
- ... Generally speaking, southern Africa's wildlife populations in small‐to‐medium‐sized protected game reserves (10,000–65,000 ha) reproduce at rapid rates which often lead overpopulation of certain species. Most commonly these are large predators such as lions, African wild dogs and cheetahs, and elephants. Overpopulation of large predators leads to depletion of prey species, breakouts into neighbour ...