Effects of Progestagen-Treatment on the Prepubertal Ovary of the Pig

  • E. Schilling


There is considerable interest at the present time in the use of hormones to produce temporary or permanent suppression of oestrus and ovulation. This paper deals with the effects of progestagens on the prepubertal ovary of the pig, a field which has received little attention until recently, and there are many unanswered questions concerning the response of the prepubertal ovary to hormone treatment.


Corpus Luteum Ovarian Development Ovarian Cycle Germinal Cell Primary Follicle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Schilling
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  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut für Tierzucht und Tierernährung (3051)MarienseeWest Germany

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