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Title Equine breeding management and artificial insemination [electronic resource] / [edited by] Juan C. Samper
Imprint St. Louis, Mo. : Saunders/Elsevier, c2009
book jacket
Edition 2nd ed
Descript 1 online resource (xiii, 310 p.) : ill. (some col.)
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
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
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
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Elsevier
Link Print version: Equine breeding management and artificial insemination. 2nd ed. St. Louis, Mo. : Saunders/Elsevier, c2009 9781416052340 1416052348 (DLC) 2008047525 (OCoLC)261947949
Subject Horses -- Breeding
Horses -- Artificial insemination
Breeding
Horses
Insemination, Artificial -- veterinary
NATURE / Animals / Horses bisacsh
PETS / Horses / General bisacsh
Electronic books
Alt Author Samper, Juan C
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