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Equine Breeding Management and Artificial Insemination

Equine Breeding Management and Artificial Insemination - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-1416052340

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ISBN13: 978-1416052340
ISBN10: 1416052348

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 2ND 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Published: 2009
International: No
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Equine Breeding Management and Artificial Insemination - 2ND 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-1416052340

Juan C. Samper

ISBN13: 978-1416052340
ISBN10: 1416052348

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 2ND 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

Put the principles of good breeding management into practice with Equine Breeding Management and Artificial Insemination, 2nd Edition for reproductive success! Practical information on the reproductive management of both thoroughbred and warmblood breeding operations prepares you to effectively breed even problem mares and stallions. Plus, detailed content on techniques, procedures, reproductive physiology, and more help you increase reproductive efficiency as well as track and improve your results throughout each breeding season.

  • A section on reproduction efficiency evaluation includes a worksheet to evaluate the performance of both mares and stallions during each breeding season, and helps you compare reproductive performance with previous breeding seasons.
  • Detailed descriptions of procedures and techniques including embryo transfer, artificial insemination, and more enable you to implement the methods for better breeding results.
  • Practical information on reproductive management of both thoroughbred and warmblood breeding operations enhance the fertility of problem mares and stallions.
  • World-renowned authors and contributors with years of practical knowledge and experience provide cutting-edge information.
  • Vibrant full-color design and photographs show accurate representations of clinical appearance.
  • Chapters covering the latest reproductive techniques improve chances of successful breeding, and improve survival rates after the birth of the foal.
  • Vital chapters with information on recognizing potential problems help you quickly identify warning signs before fertility is negatively affected.

Table of Contents

1. Anatomy and Physical Examination of the Stallion 2. Endocrinology of the Stallion 3. Semen Collection 4. Stallion Behavior 5. Sperm Physiology 6. Semen Evaluation 7. Breeding Management of the Thoroughbred Stallion (Shuttle) 8. Breeding Management of the Warmblood Stallion 9. Hormonal Manipulation of the Mare 10. Microbiology and Diseases of Semen 11. Anatomy and Physiology of the Mare 12. Uterine Edema of the Mare 13. Breeding Management of the Mare 14. Artificial Insemination With Cooled Semen 15. Artificial Insemination With Frozen Semen 16. Embryo Transfer 17. Preservation of Equine Embryos 18. Assisted Reproductive Techniques in the Mare 19. The Early Pregnancy 20. Evaluation of the Foal In-Utero 21. Infectious Problems in the Last Trimester of Pregnancy 22. Parturition and Evaluation of the Placenta 23. The New Born Foal 24. Breeding the Post-partum Mare 25. Preventive Medicine of the Brood Mare 26. Evaluation of Reproductive Efficiency 27. Significance of the Equine Genome on the Horse Industry
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