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Ovarian histology and hormonal activity of roe deer fawns

Steroid hormones level was measured and histological examinations were carried out on ovaries of 14 roe deer fawns, Capreolus capreolus (Linnaeus, 1758), in the Niepołomicka Forest area (South Poland) since October till February. Average weight of ovary was 155.4 mg ± 12.2 (S.E.) and was positively correlated with animals age (r=0.40).