Cyclical changes in the sexual skin of female rhesus: relationships to mating behavior and successful artificial insemination
Estimating the time of ovulation or conception is an important aspect in much of the work on primate reproduction. Although there are increasingly successful and sophisticated techniques used in the laboratory to help predict ovulation, most are either expensive with respect to instrumentation or require expertise in physical examination of the animal. There are many situations, such as in the field, in group living cages, or in large scale breeding programs, where these techniques are less practical.
KeywordsMenstrual Cycle Rhesus Monkey Artificial Insemination Conceptional Cycle Color Break
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