Relationship between Follicle Growth and Circulating Gonadotrophin Levels during Postnatal Development of Sheep (Pages: 0-0)

Mahdi D *, Khallili K , Dhimi A ,


Objective: This study investigates the number and size of ovarian antral follicles in relation to plasma follicle stimulating hormones (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH) concentrations from birth to 26 weeks of age in ewe lambs of the Ouled Djellel breed a non-seasonal breed of sheep. Materials and Methods: Plasma was collected from 10 ewe lambs at 14 sampling times (Week 0 i.e.