Synonyms Of estruses


Definition Of estruses


a recurring period of sexual receptivity and fertility in many female mammals; heat.

a mare in estrus

Example Of estruses

  • A beef cow has a 21-day estrous cycle, the period from one estrus , or heat, to the next.

  • A female may come into her brief period of estrus at any time during the mating season, which runs from late November through mid-January.

  • a mare in estrus

  • After producing a foal, her periods of estrus are more difficult to detect, and she remains with the father of her offspring.

  • Around 18 hours after giving birth, females experience postpartum estrus , and mate again.

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