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Pelvimetry and other selected measurements in young Dohne Merino ewes

Background: Dystocia occurs when there is a failure in one or more of the three main components of birth: expulsive force, birth canal adequacy and fetal size or position [ CITATION Mee08 \l 1033 ]. Deutscher (1991) indicated that the major cause of dystocia is a disproportion between birth weight and the ewe’s pelvic area. […]

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