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CABI Book Chapter

Reproductive technologies in farm animals.

Book cover for Reproductive technologies in farm animals.


This second edition of Reproductive Technologies in Farm Animals has been revised to provide an up to date account of the key techniques employed in manipulating reproduction in farm animals, including beef and dairy cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, buffaloes, camelids, horses and poultry. This book has 13 chapters and focused on the progress made in the management of reproduction of farm animals. It r...

Chapter 2 (Page no: 57)

Artificial insemination.

This chapter focuses on several aspects of artificial insemination (AI), particularly its application to livestock. The growth and development as well as advantages of AI are presented. The semen sexing technology is also presented. Moreover, the future developments in AI technology are outlined.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction. Author(s): Gordon, I.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 87) Embryo transfer. Author(s): Gordon, I.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 111) In vitro embryo production. Author(s): Gordon, I.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 140) Controlling oestrus and ovulation. Author(s): Gordon, I.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 162) Control of postpartum ovarian activity. Author(s): Gordon, I.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 175) Control of seasonal breeding. Author(s): Gordon, I.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 191) Controlling multiple births and litter size. Author(s): Gordon, I.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 210) Pregnancy testing technology. Author(s): Gordon, I.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 230) Controlling parturition. Author(s): Gordon, I.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 247) Controlling onset of puberty. Author(s): Gordon, I.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 260) Production of clones and transgenics. Author(s): Gordon, I.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 285) Suppressing reproductive activity. Author(s): Gordon, I.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Animal Science and Production, University College Dublin, Dublin, Irish Republic.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2017
  • ISBN
  • 9781780646022
  • Record Number
  • 20173185378