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Effect of removing pups when mating lactating rats at the post-partum oestrus

Author:
Kali, J., Amir, S., Morag, M.
Source:
Laboratory animals 1971 v.5 no.1 pp. 137-139
ISSN:
1758-1117
Subject:
copulation, estrus, laboratory animals, lactation, pregnancy, pups, rats
Abstract:
The removal of rat pups from their dams during mating at the post-partum oestrus improved the rate of copulation and increased the number of pregnancies 2-3 fold. A technique for the mating of lactating rats is described.
Agid:
4296030