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ra0001p097 | (1) | WCRB2014

Supplementation with sunflower seed increases conception rates in recipient beef heifers

Membrive Claudia Maria Bertan , Cordeiro Mariangela Bueno , de Souza Johnny Maciel , Filho Manoel Francisco Sa , Pugliesi Guilherme , de Paula Nogueira Guilherme , Santin Tiago , Binelli Mario

In a previous study (Peres et al., 2008 Acta Scientiae Veterinariae 36 639), sunflower supplementation during 22 days improved conception rates by 20.4% in Timed AI programs in beef cows. We aimed to evaluate the effects of sunflower seed supplementation on circulating cholesterol (CHOL) and progesterone (P4) concentrations, and the conception rate of recipient beef heifers after timed embryo transfer (TET). Heifers were synchroniz...