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Cover for Diseases of the female reproductive system.

This chapter reviews the development of the female (mares) reproductive system and highlights the hormones involve in its functions as well as on the disorders of the female genital system.

Author(s)
Bertin, F. R.; Fraser, N. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241099)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Reproductive system.

This chapter describes the anatomy of the ovaries and testes, sexual maturity, ovarian development, the oestrous cycle, fertilization, pregnancy, embryonic and fetal development, sex determination, lactation, genetics, inheritance and some reproductive and congenital conditions in cats and dogs.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Breeding and reproduction.

This chapter discussed the breeding methods used in modern day cattle and how breed improvements have been achieved as as seen from the performance (production and reproduction) of cattle.

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392701)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Embryo transfer.

This chapter deals with some aspects of embryo transfer and its application to livestock. The growth and development as well as the advantages of using embryo transfer especially for the improvement of animal production are presented. This chapter also discussed the following: superovulation...

Author(s)
Gordon, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646022)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">In vitro</i> embryo production.

This chapter deals with several aspects of in vitro embryo production. The growth and development as well as advantages of in vitro-produced embryos are outlined and discussed. The use of in vitro-produced embryos in commerce and research is also presented. Future developments in the technology and ...

Author(s)
Gordon, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646022)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
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 The anatomy and physiology of pregnancy in the mare.

This chapter discusses the anatomy of pregnancy in the mare and is divided into four sections namely fertilization, early embryo development, placentation and organ growth. Each section is presented in detail to gain a clear understanding on the mechanism of equine pregnancy, but our understanding...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Embryo transfer and assisted reproductive techniques in the mare.

Embryo transfer (ET) is the main assisted reproductive technique (ART) available to the horse breeder. Several concerns have been expressed with regard to the technique, including fear of the economic effect on certain sections of the industry, the possibility of inbreeding and reduction in the...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Modern reproductive technologies and breed improvement.

This chapter covers the current and emerging reproductive technologies that are destined to increase the rate of genetic improvement, with a focus on dairy herds. Topics discussed include breeding soundness evaluation (BSE), estimation of sire fertility, sperm attributes, sperm sorting, improving...

Author(s)
Saadi, H. A. S.; Robert, C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Developmental genetics.

Data regarding developmental genetics in the cattle are presented in this chapter. Topics covered include developmental stages of the cattle embryo, genetic control of preimplantation development, genetic regulation of implantation and placentation, genes involved in post-implantation development,...

Author(s)
Ruvinsky, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
Type
Book chapter

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