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Holsteins Favor Heifers, Not Bulls: Biased Milk Production Programmed during Pregnancy as a Function of Fetal Sex

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Jan 24, 2014

Katie HindeBarry J Bradford

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Mammalian females pay high energetic costs for reproduction, the greatest of which is imposed by lactation. The synthesis of milk requires, in part, the mobilization of bodily reserves to nourish developing young. Numerous hypotheses have been advanced to predict how mothers will differ...read more

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Mammary Gland
Uterus
Reproduction
Bos taurus
Endocrine System
Breast Feeding
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Holsteins Favor Heifers, Not Bulls: Biased Milk Production Programmed during Pregnancy as a Function of Fetal Sex

bioRxiv

Jan 24, 2014

Katie HindeBarry J Bradford

PMID: 990002063

DOI: 10.1101/002063

Abstract

Mammalian females pay high energetic costs for reproduction, the greatest of which is imposed by lactation. The synthesis of milk requires, in part, the mobilization of bodily reserves to nourish developing young. Numerous hypotheses have been advanced to predict how mothers will differ...read more

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Buffaloes
Entire Fetus
Research Subject
Mammary Gland
Uterus
Reproduction
Bos taurus
Endocrine System
Breast Feeding
10

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