a.1.(Physiol.) Of or pertaining to sexual desire; - mostly applied to brute animals; as, the œstrual period; œstrual influence.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Physical properties of oestrual cervical mucus in repeat breeding crossbred (HF) cows with reference to fertility.
Serum and oestrual cervical mucus bio-chemical profile during oestrous cycle in repeater cross bred cows.
Actually dextrose energy support was attempted in oestrual goats with expectation of higher ovulation rate to improve fecundity; however, very poor response was noted in improvement of fecundity rate under present trial.
The cows were selected based on breeding history, physico-chemical characteristics of oestrual mucus and white side test.