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Fig. 8

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

Fig. 8

Effect of chronic dietary restriction on the bovine estrous cycles in non-lactating cows. DMI is reduced to 58% for 30 weeks (period between the red lines) and increased to 160% afterwards. During the restriction period, the glycogen store (g) and insulin in blood (f) decrease. LH (a), FSH (b) and IGF-1 (e) pulses decrease in frequency and amplitude, resulting in cessation of cyclicity after 15 weeks of feed restriction

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