periparturient

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periparturient


periparturient rise
the phenomenon of increase in number of nematode eggs produced by ewes and sows in the period 4 to 8 weeks after parturition. A reduction in the resistance of the dam permits greater establishment and fecundity of the worms.
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Periparturient rise in faecal egg count associated with prolectin concentration increase inFrench Alpine Dairy Goats.