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The period between two estrus (heat) cycles.
Synonym(s): anoestrus.
[G. a- priv. + oistros, a gadfly, mad desire (estrus)]
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Effect of oestradiol benzoate on oestrus intensity and pregnancy rate in CIDR treated anoestrus nulliparous and multiparous buffalo.
Rats tend to be active at the acceptance stage (prooestrus and oestrus), and their oestrous behaviours abate or disappear at the nonacceptance stage (postoestrus and anoestrus).
Effects of body condition, food intake and temporary calf separation on the duration of the post-partum anoestrus period and associated LH, FSH and prolactin concentrations in beef cows.
Delaying suckling for 8h after milking and restricting nursing to 30min/day does not reduce postpartum anoestrus, but improves calf growth and increases total milk yield in cows.
A female's reproductive status was scored as: (1) anoestrus (vulva small, no longitudinal opening) or oestrus (or postoestrus, vulva partly or strongly swollen with longitudinal opening) early in the breeding season; and (2) lactating (nipples large, milk excretion can be stimulated) or not lactating (nipples small or invisible) later on.
The most common pathological effects of ZEN include hyperestrogenism, reduced fertility, abortion, and anoestrus, as well as higher rates of embryonic and fetal death [7].
Total plasma protein and haemoglobin status during oestrous cycle and anoestrus in postpartum buffaloes.
Use of equine chorionic gonadotrophin in synchronised AI of seasonal-breeding, pasture-based, anoestrus dairy cattle.