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Animal andrology: theories and applications.

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This book contains 19 chapters that discuss theoretical and applied andrology for domestic, zoo and wild animals. Topics include semen and its constituents; sperm production and harvest; determinants of sperm morphology; sperm preparation for fertilization; practical aspects of semen cryopreservation; evaluation of semen in the andrology laboratory; genetic aspects of male reproduction; emerging t...


Chapter 10 (Page no: 226)

Applied andrology in sheep, goats and selected cervids.

The normal and abnormal male sexual development in small ruminants and cervids are presented, including factors such as seasonality that affect the attainment of puberty, as well as other reproductive traits. Variations among the different species discussed with reference to semen collection, handling and evaluation are also included.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) Semen and its constituents. Author(s): Setchell, B. P.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 11) Sperm production and its harvest. Author(s): Berndtson, W. E.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 34) Determinants of sperm morphology. Author(s): Kaya, A. Birler, S. Enwall, L. Memili, E.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 57) Sperm preparation for fertilization. Author(s): Gadella, B. M.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 76) Fundamental and practical aspects of semen cryopreservation. Author(s): Holt, W. V. Penfold, L. M.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 100) Evaluation of semen in the andrology laboratory. Author(s): Lorton, S. P.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 144) Genetic aspects of male reproduction. Author(s): Chenoweth, P. J. McPherson, F. J.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 177) Applied small animal andrology. Author(s): Kustritz, M. V. R.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 197) Applied andrology in chickens and turkeys. Author(s): Long, J. A.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 254) Applied andrology in horses. Author(s): Ball, B. A.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 297) Applied andrology in cattle (Bos taurus). Author(s): Brito, L. F. C.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 352) Applied andrology in cattle (Bos indicus). Author(s): Chacón, J.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 380) Applied andrology in water buffalo. Author(s): Andrabi, S. M. H.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 404) Applied andrology in swine. Author(s): Althouse, G. C.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 418) Applied andrology in camelids. Author(s): Tibary, A. Pearson, L. K. Anouassi, A.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 450) Applied andrology in endangered, exotic and wildlife species. Author(s): Spindler, R. Keeley, T. Satake, N.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 474) Male animal contraception. Author(s): Norman, S. T. Collop, T. M.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 509) Semen evaluation and handling: emerging techniques and future development. Author(s): Rodriguez-Martinez, H.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, 1600 S 16th Street, Ames, IA 50011, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2014
  • ISBN
  • 9781780643168
  • Record Number
  • 20143171298