Characterization of amniotic fluid of Dohne Merino ewes (Ovis aries) and its possible role in neonatal recognition

Marlize Z. Viviers, Jan P.I. Bekker, Barend V. Burger, Niel J. le Roux, John Morris, Maritha le Roux
  • Zeitschrift für Naturforschung C, January 2015, De Gruyter
  • DOI: 10.1515/znc-2014-4120

Investigation of the composition of characterization of the odor of individual lambs.

What is it about?

The odor of the amniotic fluid of ewes was analysed for comparison with the odor of the wool of their lambs.

Why is it important?

The odor of the wool of lambs is the main factor in the recognition of lambs by their mothers.


Barend (Ben) Burger
Stellenbosch University

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