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Cover for Preparation of the mare for breeding.

This chapter describes the husbandry procedures needed for mares before breeding, including treatment for infections and hormonal manipulation of the oestrous cycle.

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242232)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Reproduction management.

This chapter narrates the significance of reproduction management practices for enhancing reproductive efficiency by using new biotechnological approaches, ultimately resulting in faster turnover of the flock in a production environment. Starting from the fundamentals of reproduction criteria, the...

Author(s)
Rout, P. K.; Kumar, A.; Behera, B. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240139)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The horse.

Much of the anatomy of the organs and physiology the body systems of horses are similar to that of the dog and this chapter is designed to highlight the differences between these two species, not to describe every aspect in repetitious detail.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Control of seasonal breeding.

This chapter focuses on several aspects of controlling seasonal breeding in livestock. Topics include: the advantages of control measures and factors affecting seasonal breeding; short and long day breeders, physiology and endocrinology of seasonal breeding activity; environmental and genetic...

Author(s)
Gordon, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646022)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mating management.

The mare will only allow mating to occur when she is in her sexually receptive oestrous phase, which can be referred to as oestrus, season or heat. This period of sexual receptivity occurs on average every 21 days during the breeding season and lasts 2-10 days (average 5 days). Oestrus is...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
Type
Book chapter
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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 ...

Author(s)
Gordon, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646022)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Applied andrology in water buffalo.

This chapter describes the major reproductive and andrological parameters of water buffalo bulls, including sexual maturity, sexual behaviour, spermatogenesis, semen characters and semen preservation.

Author(s)
Andrabi, S. M. H.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643168)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Applied andrology in camelids.

This chapter reviews the major aspects of the reproductive anatomy, physiology and common abnormalities of male camelids. Breeding soundness examination is emphasized, with special reference to semen characteristics and factors that may affect its quality.

Author(s)
Tibary, A.; Pearson, L. K.; Anouassi, A.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643168)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sperm production and its harvest.

This provides an overview of the process of spermatogenesis and semen collection in male animals.

Author(s)
Berndtson, W. E.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643168)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 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,...

Author(s)
Sathe, S.; Shipley, C. F.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643168)
Type
Book chapter

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