Modeling and simulation of the bovine estrous cycle

  • H.M.T. Boer, C. Stötzel, S. Röblitz, P. Deuflhard, R.F. Veerkamp, H. Woelders (2011)
    A simple mathematical model of the bovine estrous cycle: follicle development and endocrine interactions
    Journal of Theoretical Biology 278(1), pp. 20-31 ( → Journal Article, → Preprint )

  • C. Stötzel, J. Plöntzke, W. Heuwieser, S. Röblitz (2012)
    Advances in modelling of the bovine estrous cycle: Synchronization with PGF2α
    Theriogenology 78(7), pp. 1415-1428 ( → Journal Article, → Preprint )


  • The model is available for download at the BioModels Database:
    BovCycle