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Chemical Contamination of Cervical-Mucus in Cows in Relation to Conception and Age

SIMONIK I, PAVELKA J, KUDLAC E
Veterinarni Medicina 36, 1991, 193-202

Applying the method of absorption atom spectrometry (AAS), the contamination of cervical mucus by chemical elements (Cd, Pb, Hg, Cr, Cu, Zn) was demonstrated in the oestrus period of cows in different ecological agricultural regions of the North Moravian region. The results of observation revealed only a statistically significant difference (P < 0.05) in Cd contents in the test groups


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