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Fig. 13

From: Model-based exploration of the impact of glucose metabolism on the estrous cycle dynamics in dairy cows

Fig. 13

Simulated levels of P4, IGF-1, LH and estradiol during lactation for different values of glucose content in the DMI. Hormonal cycles were simulated over the lactation period for different fractions of glucose in DMI (parameter c0). A lower glucose content results in negative energy balance (Fig. 11), thereby prolonging the anestrus period. A higher glucose content results in an improved energy balance, which leads to increased insulin and IGF-1 levels and an earlier re-start of the estrous cycle

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