At the beginning of breeding season, 42 female ostrich heve been submitted to ultrasound examination to the ovary for three consecutive years. A linear probe was applied on the left flank, close to the coxo-femoral articulation. Scanner examination of the ostrich ovary is relatively simple, quick and reliable, and it can be considered to be a useful tool of reproduction evaluation in this species

Evaluation of reproductive capacity in female ostrich (Struthio camelus) by ovary ultrasound examination

STARVAGGI CUCUZZA, Alessandro;MAUTHE DEGERFELD, Mitzy;SEMITA, CARLO;
2002

Abstract

At the beginning of breeding season, 42 female ostrich heve been submitted to ultrasound examination to the ovary for three consecutive years. A linear probe was applied on the left flank, close to the coxo-femoral articulation. Scanner examination of the ostrich ovary is relatively simple, quick and reliable, and it can be considered to be a useful tool of reproduction evaluation in this species
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Ostrich; Struthio camleus; reproduction; ultrasonography
A. STARVAGGI CUCUZZA; BIANCO S.; MAUTHE VON DEGERFELD M.; SEMITA C.; QUARANTA G.
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