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The incidence of ovarian activity, pregnancy and bovine genital abnormalities shown by an abattoir survey

The incidence of ovarian activity, pregnancy and bovine genital abnormalities shown by an abattoir survey

Veterinary Record 101(15): 296-299

8071 female genital tracts were removed during a 20-mth period at a UK abattoir. 23.36% of the tracts were pregnant; of the pregnant tracts, 2.02% contained twins and 0.05% triplets. Of the single pregnancies, 61.54% were in the right horn and 38.46% in the left. Of the twin pregnancies, 76.32% were in both horns; in 13.16% both foetuses were in the right horn and in 5.26% both were in the left horn.

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