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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 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 Pregnancy testing technology.

This chapter deals with several aspects of pregnancy testing in livestock. Highlights focused on the advantages of pregnancy testing as well as the factors affecting the establishment of pregnancy. This chapter also focused on the different methods of pregnancy testing which includes palpation per...

Author(s)
Gordon, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646022)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Endocrine control of pregnancy in the mare.

This chapter discusses the endocrinological control of pregnancy in the mare and highlighted the two stages of gestation that is divided into early (fertilization to day 150) and late (day 150 to full term). It is evident that the control of pregnancy in the mare follows a similar but not identical ...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Bone health and inflammation.

This chapter reviews the roles of various bone cells, as well as those of T cells and various cytokines and growth factors, in bone formation and resorption. The effect of oestrogen withdrawal in accelerating bone loss is also described, with emphasis on relevant inflammatory mechanisms that...

Author(s)
Kruger, M. C.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939106)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Chemically induced alterations to gonadal differentiation in fish.

The characteristics and the population impacts of gonadal intersex in roach (Rutilus rutilus) in the UK and in other fishes due to chemical contaminants in effluents and waste water are presented. Studies on the experimental induction of gonadal alterations in medaka (Oryzias latipes) are also...

Author(s)
Metcalfe, C. D.; Kidd, K. A.; Sumpter, J. P.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935535)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Control of reproduction in the mare.

This chapter discusses the reproductive behaviour and physiology of horses and the factors affecting reproduction.

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934507)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Control of reproduction in the stallion.

The reproductive physiology and behaviour of stallions is described.

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934507)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The endocrine control of parturition.

The influence of oestrogens, progesterone, prostaglandins, oxytocin, cortisol, prolactin and relaxin on the initiation of foaling in mares is described.

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934507)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Background to reproductive problems in cattle and sheep.

This chapter presents some of the reproductive problems encountered in cattle and sheep. The following are discussed: puberty; oestrous cycle; follicular dynamics and ovulation; formation and regression of the corpus luteum; pregnancy and parturition; postpartum period; endocrine changes. Fertility ...

Author(s)
Thun, R.; Janett, F.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932114)
Type
Book chapter

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