Browsing Animal Sciences and Industry by Subject "Oxytocin"

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Browsing Animal Sciences and Industry by Subject "Oxytocin"

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  • Kiracofe, G.H.; Hines, Robert H. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-05-07)
    The hormone oxytocin (a hypothalamic neurosecretion that is stored in the posterior pituitary gland) stimulates' uterine contractions during natural parturition. Commerical oxytocin has been used to induce labor or to ...
  • Hultine, V.; Kiracofe, G.H.; Schalles, R.R.; McKee, R.M.; DeBenedetti, R.C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-03-04)
    Calving was induced in 26 of 29 Polled Hereford cows that were injected between 271 and 287 days of gestation intramuscularly with 20 mgs. Of dexamethasone (Azium) and 10 mgs. ECP (estradiol cypionate). Oxytocin, give ...
  • Stewart, R.E.; Stevenson, Jeffrey S. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 2012-10-04)
    Release of oxytocin at the time of suckling or milking may delay onset of estrous cycles in postpartum cows. Twenty lactating Holsteins were used in this study to determine if multiple daily injections of oxytocin would ...
  • Linneen, S.K.; Benz, J.M.; DeRouchey, Joel M.; Goodband, Robert D.; Tokach, Michael D.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2009-10-20)
    Oxytocin is frequently used to decrease farrowing time and birth interval as an aid to prevent stillbirths, but recent research has shown that oxytocin use can increase the number of pigs stillborn when used too early in ...

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