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Breeding season in female cats acclimated under a natural photoperiod and interval until puberty.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15472479     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The breeding season was investigated in 174 female cats that were acclimated under a natural photoperiod, and determined the interval between birth and initial estrus (puberty) was determined in 125 cats. Although the breeding season differed noticeably among individual animals, the mean was 180.4 +/- 3.0 (SE) days between the end of January and the end of July. The interval between birth and first estrus ranged from 181 to 560 days, with a mean of 345.0 +/- 0.9 days. With respect to month of birth, the mean interval was 343.0 +/- 9.5 days in cats born between March and June. Among cats that were born between July and October, the mean intervals were 242.0 +/- 6.3 days in cats that exhibited estrus the year after birth and 519.2 +/- 5.8 days in those that exhibited estrus 2 years after birth.
Authors:
Toshihiko Tsutsui; Kiyoshi Nakagawa; Taichi Hirano; Keiichi Nagakubo; Masakazu Shinomiya; Keiko Yamamoto; Tatsuya Hori
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of veterinary medical science / the Japanese Society of Veterinary Science     Volume:  66     ISSN:  0916-7250     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Vet. Med. Sci.     Publication Date:  2004 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-10-08     Completed Date:  2005-01-14     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9105360     Medline TA:  J Vet Med Sci     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1129-32     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Reproduction, Nippon Veterinary and Animal Science University, Tokyo, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Cats / physiology*
Estrus / physiology
Female
Photoperiod*
Seasons*
Sexual Behavior, Animal / physiology*
Sexual Maturation / physiology*
Time Factors

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