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Equine Breeding Management And Artificial Insemination

Author : Juan C. Samper
ISBN : 9781416052340
Genre : Medical
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Practical information on the reproductive management of both thoroughbred and warmblood breeding operations prepares horse breeders to effectively breed even problem mares and stallions.

Equine Reproduction

Author : Angus O. McKinnon
ISBN : 9780470961872
Genre : Medical
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Now in a much-anticipated two-volume new edition, this gold-standard reference stands as the most comprehensive and authoritative text on equine reproduction. Serving theriogenologists, practitioners and breeders worldwide as a one-stop resource for the reproductive assessment and management of equine patients, Equine Reproduction, Second Edition provides detailed information on examination techniques, breeding procedures, pregnancy diagnosis and management, reproductive tract diseases and surgery, and foaling. A companion CD offers hundreds of images from the book in color. For the Second Edition, the stallion, mare and foal sections have been thoroughly updated and revised to include the latest information on every subject. New topics include discussion of nutritional and behavioral factors in the broodmare and stallion, parentage testing, fetal sexing and the health and management of older foals, weanlings and yearlings. Additionally, this outstanding Second Edition features a new section on assisted reproductive techniques, including detailed information on artificial insemination, in-vitro fertilization, embryo transfer and technology.

Manual Of Equine Reproduction E Book

Author : Steven P. Brinsko
ISBN : 9780323065139
Genre : Medical
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Now in full color, Manual of Equine Reproduction, 3rd Edition provides a comprehensive look at the reproductive management of horses, including management of stallions, pregnant mares, and neonatal foals. Expert authors use a concise, practical approach in discussing improved therapies and treatments in equine breeding. You’ll enhance your skills and knowledge with this book’s detailed coverage of techniques used in reproductive examination, breeding procedures, pregnancy diagnosis, foaling, and reproductive tract surgery. A clinical emphasis includes a step-by-step format of possible scenarios from conception to breeding management. Practical information includes topics such as breeding with transported cooled or frozen semen, and caring for the broodmare and newborn foal. The organization of material corresponds to the course of study in veterinary school, so you can find topics easily. Chapter objectives and study questions at the beginning of each chapter guide you through the material and provide clear learning goals. Evaluation of Breeding Records chapter covers the importance of breeding records, and how to use them to evaluate stallion performance and optimize fertility. References are listed at the end of each chapter for further research and study. Full-color photographs and illustrations clearly depict procedures, and all drawings have been redrawn and improved. NEW Assisted Reproductive Technology chapter goes beyond embryo transfer. Updated content includes the latest advances in therapies and treatments. New content is added to two chapters, Reproductive Physiology of the Nonpregnant Mare and Manipulation of Estrus in the Mare. Thorough coverage of every aspect of equine reproduction provides a strong foundation for success in veterinary practice, including a discussion of the use of GnRH-analog deslorelin (Ovuplant) to hasten ovulation; aseptic technique for endometrial biopsy; use of transabdominal ultrasonography, especially in early pregnancy; determination of fetal gender by transrectal ultrasonography; aspiration testicular biopsy using a spring-loaded biopsy instrument; and procedure for surgical embryo transfer.

Breeding Management Foal Development

Author : Equine Research Inc
ISBN : MINN:319510000622427
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Ambulatory Practice An Issue Of Veterinary Clinics Equine Practice E Book

Author : David W. Ramey
ISBN : 9781455745067
Genre : Medical
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The equine practitioner will find this comprehensive issue packed with useful, important information on ambulatory practice. Topics include challenges of ambulatory practice, equipment considerations, client psychology and expectations, technology and the ambulatory practitioner, ambulatory medicine, ambulatory surgery and surgical referral, lameness in ambulatory practice, foot care and veterinarian/farrier relations, ophthalmology in ambulatory practice, reproduction in ambulatory practice, dermatology in ambulatory practice, wound care, wellness care, purchase exams and much more!

Equine Reproductive Physiology Breeding And Stud Management 4th Edition

Author : Mina C G Davies Morel
ISBN : 9781780644424
Genre : Medical
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The fourth edition of this popular textbook provides a comprehensive account of how to successfully breed horses. Updated throughout, the new edition will cover techniques such as cloning, intra-cytoplasmic sperm injections (ICSI), in vitro fertilisation (IVF) and related reproductive technology that is currently being developed. This book also looks at reproductive anatomy, endocrine control and selection for breeding mares and stallions, and pregnancy, parturition and lactation in the mare. This classic textbook is required reading for many equine science and related courses, particularly in the UK.

Current Therapy In Large Animal Theriogenology E Book

Author : Robert S. Youngquist
ISBN : 9781437713404
Genre : Medical
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An essential resource for both students and practitioners, this comprehensive text provides practical, up-to-date information about normal reproduction and reproductive disorders in horses, cattle, small ruminants, swine, llamas, and other livestock. Featuring contributions from experts in the field, each section is devoted to a different large animal species and begins with a review of the clinically relevant aspects of the reproductive anatomy and physiology of both males and females. Key topics include the evaluation of breeding soundness, pregnancy diagnosis, diagnosis and treatment of infertility, abortion, obstetrics, surgery of the reproductive tract, care of neonates, and the latest reproductive technology. Includes coverage of all large animal species. All sections provide a review of clinically pertinent reproductive physiology and anatomy of males and females of each species. Complete coverage of the most current reproductive technology, including embryo transfer, estrous synchronization, and artificial insemination. A new section on alternative farming that addresses reproduction in bison, elk, and deer. New to the equine section: stallion management, infertility, and breeding soundness evaluation. New to the bovine section: estrous cycle synchronization, reproductive biotechnology, ultrasonographic determination of fetal gender, heifer development, and diagnosis of abortion. New to the porcine section: artificial insemination, boar/stud management, diseases of postpartum period, and infectious disease control. New to the llama section: infectious disease and nutrition.

Equine Internal Medicine E Book

Author : Stephen M. Reed
ISBN : 9781437708851
Genre : Medical
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Develop an essential understanding of the principles of equine disease with this one-of-a-kind, problem-based resource! Extensively revised and updated with contributions from an international team of experts, Equine Internal Medicine, 3rd Edition reflects the latest clinical research in equine medicine and focuses on the basic pathophysiologic mechanisms that underlie the development of various equine diseases to help you confidently diagnose, treat, and manage patient conditions. Problem-based approach outlines how to apply the latest clinical evidence directly to the conditions you’ll encounter in practice. Pathophysiology is emphasized throughout, providing a sound basis for discussions of the diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis that follow. Body systems chapters begin with a thorough discussion of the diagnostic method appropriate to the system, including physical examination, clinical pathology, radiography, endoscopy, and ultrasonography. Flow charts, diagrams, and algorithms clarify complex material. Extensive content updates help you improve patient care with up-to-date research and clinical evidence across the full spectrum of equine practice, including: New sections on biofilm ahesins, resistance to phagocytosis, and host substrate utilization New information on changes in body weight Recent findings on fibrocoxib and diclofenac Expanded and reorganized coverage of critical care New material on inborn errors of metabolism and acquired myopathies Detailed treatment information on various disorders of the reproductive tract A new section on toxicoses causing signs related to liver disease or dysfunction Bound-in companion DVD includes more than 120 high-quality video clips that guide you through procedures related to the cardiovascular and neurologic systems.

Current Therapy In Equine Reproduction E Book

Author : Jonathan Pycock
ISBN : 9781437713008
Genre : Medical
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Offering the most current insights on horse breeding, this book covers the entire reproductive system, normal and abnormal mare physiology, and a wide range of reproductive problems commonly seen in both the mare and stallion. Coverage includes advanced reproductive techniques, with numerous breeding strategies to help you achieve optimal fertility rates. Features the most current information available on equine reproduction, including the latest therapies and treatments for breeding dysfunction, as well as advances in reproductive techniques Focuses on therapy and treatment to provide practitioners with quick access to key information Features the shared experience and valuable advice of world-renowned experts who have first-hand knowledge of which treatments and therapies are most effective

Broodmare Reproduction For The Equine Practitioner

Author : William Ley
ISBN : 1591610117
Genre : Medical
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Contents Section 1 Equine Reproductive Efficiency General Principles 3 Some Helpful Hints 3 Definitions 4 Rates, Terms, and Efficiency 6 Factors Influencing Pregnancy Rate 9 Causes of Early Embryonic Death (EED) 10 Section 2 Breeding Management Systems Terms and Terminology 16 Estrous Detection and Teasing Program 17 Behavior 20 Pasture Mating 21 Hand Mating 21 Artificial Insemination 23 Section 3 Preventive Medicine Program for Broodmares Biosecurity 28 Immunizations 31 Equine Influenza 38 Equine Herpesvirus 38 Equine Encephalitides 40 Equine Arteritis Virus 41 Rabies 42 Rotavirus 42 Equine Strangles 43 Anthrax 43 Potomac Horse Fever, Equine Monocytic Ehrlichiosis 44 Equine Protozoal Myelitis/Myeloencephalitis 45 Tetanus Toxoid 45 Botulism 46 Parasite Control 47 Nutrition 49 Section 4 Anatomy and Physiology Perineal Conformation and Anatomy 56 Vulva, Vestibule, and Vagina 57 Uterus, Uterine Tubes, Ovaries and Adnexa 60 Cervix 60 Uterus 61 Oviducts 64 Ovaries 66 Adnexa 67 Physiology of Ova Production and Fertilization 68 Folliculogenesis 68 Oogenesis 70 Fertilization 72 Section 5 Seasonality, the Estrous Cycle and its Manipulation and Artificial Control Seasonality 76 The Estrous Cycle 79 Points of Control 80 Progestogens 80 Prostaglandins 82 Gonadotropins 83 Options for Management 84 Estrous Synchronization Programs 84 Artificial Lighting 89 Estrus Suppression in Show and Performance Mares 90 Section 6 Breeding Serviceability Exam of the Mare History and Signalment 94 Physical Examination 95 External Perineum 96 Vaginal Examination 98 Rectal Exam and Ultrasonography 100 Endometrial Cytology 106 Endometrial Culture 110 Endometrial Biopsy 111 Hysteroscopy 114 Other Diagnostics 116 Section 7 Breeding Management Estrous Detection 118 Examinations 118 Records 120 Breeding by Live Cover 123 Breeding by Artificial Insemination 125 Fresh Semen on the Farm 125 Transported Extended Cooled Semen 127 Frozen Semen 128 Low-dose Hysteroscopic Insemination 129 Ovulation Management 130 hCG 130 Deslorelin 130 ProstaglandinF2-alpha 131 Post-Breeding Examination and Treatments 131 Section 8 Pregnancy Diagnosis Behavioral Signs of Pregnancy 134 Vaginoscopy 134 Rectal Examination for Signs of Pregnancy 135 Transrectal Ultrasonography 138 Hormonal Evaluations 141 Progesterone 141 Equine Chorionic Gonadotropin (eCG, PMSG) 142 Estogens 143 Tandem Hormons Assy 143 Relaxin 143 Management of Twin Conception 144 Early Intervention 145 Late Intervention 148 Fetal Sexing 149 Transabdominal Ultrasonography 150 Section 9 Early Embryonic Loss Early Pregnancy Considerations 154 Age Related Considerations 155 Uterine Tube Considerations 157 Uterine Environment Considerations 158 Section 10 Infectious Causes of Endometritis and Treatment Options Endometritis 162 Endometrosis 163 Anatomic Barriers of Defense 164 Physical Clearance Mechanism 166 Infectious Causes of Endometritis 167 Uterine Lavage 168 Uterine Ecbolics 170 Antimicrobial Therapy 170 Disinfectant Therapy 175 Alternative Therapies 176 Plasma 176 Colostrum 176 Mannose 176 Immunostimulants 177 Endometrial Curettage 177 Section 11 Non-infectious Causes of Infertility Cytogenetic Causes of Infertility 180 Definitions 180 Etiology 180 Three Groups of Individuals 181 Intersexuality 181 Gonadal Dysgenesis 184 Hybrids 185 Ovarian Tumors and Conditions 185 Granulosa Thecal Cell Tumors 185 Hematoma 185 Cystadenoma 187 Teratomas 187 Lymphosarcoma 188 Dysgerminoma 188 Arrhenoblastoma 188 Cystic Ovaries 188 Paraovarian Cyst 189 Other Causes of Non-Infectious Infertility 190 Twinning 190 Early Embryonic Death 190 Oviduct/Salpingitis 190 Uterine Cysts 191 Uterine Tumors 193 Abnormalities of the Cervix 194 Autoantibodies to the Zona Pellucida 194 Sperm Agglutinins 195 Hypothyroidism 195 Equine Cushing’s Disease 195 Nutrition and Body Condition 196 Breeding Mismanagement 196 Transitional Season 197 Prolonged Lifespan of CL 197 Environmental Stress 197 Pregnancy 198 Section 12 Assisted Reproductive Technologies Components of ART 200 The Realities of ART 201 Why ART in Horses? 201 Limits Imposed 201 Artificial Insemination / Intrauterine Insemination 202 Embryo Transfer 203 Embryo Flushing Procedure 206 Embryo Shipment 209 Embryo Cryopreservation 209 Indications 210 Usual Procedure 210 Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer 211 Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection 213 Intrafollicular Insemination 216 In Vitro Fertilization 216 Oocyte Retrieval / Ovum Pick-up / Follicular Aspiration 218 Oocyte Transfer or Intrafollicular Transfer of Oocytes 219 Oocyte Cryopreservation 219 Xenogeneic Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer 221 Zygote Intrafallopian Transfer 221 Glossary of Reproductive Terms 223 Index 235

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