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Do Other Animals have monthly menstrual cycles ?
« on: 05/03/2007 17:36:12 »
About once a month I'm guilty !!..Everything is MY fault and also my kids !... walking on tip toes is order of the day !


.......but what about our other animal cousins....?..are the males just as guilty as often as I am ?


 

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Do Other Animals have monthly menstrual cycles ?
« Reply #1 on: 05/03/2007 17:40:59 »
I bet they are!!! LOL Hang in there tough guy! Tell her she is beautiful!! :)
 

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Do Other Animals have monthly menstrual cycles ?
« Reply #2 on: 05/03/2007 17:55:01 »
little boy in chemist's shop
"some tampax please"
shop keeper "for your mummy?"
no,
for your sister?
no,
who for then?
"myself"
what ever do YOU want them for?
" well it said in the paper that if you wear tampax you can ride a bike & swim & I cant do either of those"
 

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Do Other Animals have monthly menstrual cycles ?
« Reply #3 on: 05/03/2007 22:37:48 »
I think other mammals do have a cycle.... a swift google suggests that horses have a 21 day cycle during the breeding season, bitches have a 120 day cycle, cats will go on and off heat at length about 2-4 times per year unless bred/spayed.
I've a residual idea from somewhere that female guinea pigs will ovulate when near males, but I've no back up for that.
 

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Do Other Animals have monthly menstrual cycles ?
« Reply #4 on: 06/03/2007 00:00:43 »
I think other mammals do have a cycle.... a swift google suggests that horses have a 21 day cycle during the breeding season, bitches have a 120 day cycle, cats will go on and off heat at length about 2-4 times per year unless bred/spayed.
I've a residual idea from somewhere that female guinea pigs will ovulate when near males, but I've no back up for that.

Certainly, it was my recollection that some animals only ovulate when they mate (i.e. they are effectively always on heat, but don't have any wasted cycles).

Why do I keep thinking about rabbits, whether it be about teeth or ovulation?

http://www.admani.com/AllianceRabbit/Reproduction.htm
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The rabbit does not show regular estrus cycles: that is, recurring periods of sexual desire. Ovulation in the female rabbit is induced by mating and occurs approximately 10 hours after the female is bred.

I believe large cats come on heat when a new male enters the pride, and kills all the current juveniles.
 

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