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Cover for Pedigrees and breeding schemes.

This article describes the different types of mating and selective breeding systems in horses.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Horse genetics.

This third edition provides basic information on genetics in an easy-to-understand format. As before, the book includes introductory chapters on basic genetics that review terminology and fundamental concepts. At the same time, the text contains very specific information about the DNA variants...

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Blood groups and neonatal isoerythrolysis.

This chapter discussed the clinical aspects and cause of isoerythrolysis in newborn foals and highlights the important role of blood groups in horses in its early diagnosis using DNA tests.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Handling and transport of horses.

This chapter reviews various horse handling methods, including imprint training, positive methods of training and horse transport. The review of imprint training studies indicates that there have been mixed positive and negative results, and that the process may interfere with foal bonding with the ...

Author(s)
Houpt, K. A.; Wickens, C. L.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Equine reproductive physiology, breeding and stud management.

This book discusses topics on the reproductive anatomy of the mare; reproductive anatomy of the stallion; control of reproduction in the mare; control of reproduction in the stallion; anatomy and physiology of pregnancy in the mare; endocrine control of pregnancy in the mare; physical process of...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
Type
Book
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Cover for Behaviour of horses.

This chapter discusses the time budgets; foraging and feeding behaviour; social behaviour; mating or sexual behaviour; bheaviour at birth; care of offsping, including nursing; offspring development and management; and perception in horses.

Author(s)
Mills, D.; Redgate, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The physical process of parturition.

Parturition is the active expulsion of the fetus, along with its associated fluid and placental membranes. This chapter discusses the signs of imminent parturition and the process of parturition in mare. There are several signs that indicate that parturition is approaching. These may become evident ...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The endocrine control of parturition.

This chapter discusses the different factors that may influence the exact timing of parturition in mares such as environmental, fetal and maternal factors. The initiation of parturition and the hormones involved in parturition of mares are highlighted. It is evident that the mechanism for the...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Management of the mare at parturition.

Gestation in the mare lasts on average of 330-336 days, though considerable variation is evident. This chapter considers solely the management of the mare at parturition, including its artificial induction and dystocia. Pre-partum management; induction of parturition; management of the mare at...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Management of the lactating mare and young foal.

The correct management of the lactating mare and young foal is crucial for long-term foal survival and the rapid return of the mare to oestrus with successful re-covering. The subject of neonatal complications and disease is vast and beyond the scope of this book. This chapter focuses on the normal ...

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

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