Table 3: Mean (±SEM) total numbers and sizes of healthy follicles and follicles in various stages of atresia in postpartum ewes of improved Vallachian breed.

Follicles17 days pp24 days pp32 days pp
NoSize (mm)NoSize (mm)NoSize (mm)

Healthy F * * *
Early atresia
Collapsing atresia
Contracting atresia
Cystic atresia
Late atresia * * *

Values within rows: * ; pp: postpartum.