Exogenous progesterone treatment during pregnancy for increasing milk production and growth of kids of Etawa grade goat

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I-Ketut Sutama; I-G.M Budiarsana; Supriyati; Hastono;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Pusat Penelitian dan Pengembangan Peternakan
  • Journal: Jurnal Ilmu Ternak dan Veteriner (issn: 0853-7380, eissn: 2252-696X)
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  • Subject: Oestrous Synchronization | Progesterone | Milk | Etawa Goat | Agriculture | S | Animal culture | SF1-1100

Naturally, progesterone in ruminant is mainly produced by corpus luteum and it is reponsible for maintaining pregnancy, and affecting udder development and milk production. Exogenous progesterone treatment is expected to give similar positive effect on milk production a... View more
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