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1

What is the seasonality of camelid breeding?

Summer breeders (long-day) in wild but can cycle year round in captivity

2

How can you tell if a female is in estrus?

Sternal recumbency

3

What species are induced ovulators?

Cats and camelids

4

When does an LH surge occur in camelids?

2h after mating

5

When does ovulation occur in camelids?

26-42h after mating

6

What protein do camelids have in order for ovulation to occur?

Ovulation inducing factor

7

How is prostaglandin regulated in non-pregnant females?

Released 9-10d after ovulation