Application of iodine preparations for prevention of pathology of the postnatal period at ewes and improvement of the hormonal status of lambs

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Influence of preparations of iodine on physiological indicators of ewes and lambs in the post-natal period was studied. Researches were carried out in the Stavropol Territory on the North Caucasian sheep breed. It is established that application to ewes before childbirth of preparations of organic and inorganic forms of iodine increases indicators of the general resistance of an organism and phagocytic activity of blood of pregnant animals, prevents pathologies of childbirth and the postnatal period, promotes the birth of healthy viable posterity and improvement of their hormonal status. So by results of the analysis of the obtained data phagocytic activity in the first group increased for 10,2%, in the second for 6,8%, and in the control decreased by 2,1%.

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A K Petrov

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Author for correspondence.
Department of morphology and veterinary-sanitary examination of animals

L A Gnezdilova

Moscow State Academy of veterinary medicine and biotechnology named after K.I. Scriabin



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