ANS3319CParturition_Final_Notes_Topic16 - ANS 3319C...

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Unformatted text preview: ANS 3319C Reproductive Physiology and Endocrinology Parturition 152 Parturition: To give birth 1) Names for parturition Dog: whelps puppies Sow: farrows piglets Cats: queens kittens Cow: calves calf Ewe: lambs lambs Horse: foals foal 2) Physiological/physical & behavioral changes pre-parturition Physiological _________________________________________ _________________________________________ Fetal positioning Forefeet/nose on cervix (cow, mare, ewe) Forward and/(or) backward (sow, cats, dogs) _________________________________________ _________________________________________ Sow: 1C 12-15 hours before Cats & dogs: slight _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ Behavior _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ Dog: uneasy, refuses food, pants, vomits, frequent looking at flank 3) Initiation of parturition: fetus (+) hypoth.-pituitary-adrenal-axis ________________________________________________________________________________...
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