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Cover for Management of the mare during lactation and at weaning.

This chapter specifically considers the management of the mare from early lactation: the first 6 weeks, first oestrus postpartum (foal heat) up to and including weaning.

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242232)
Type
Book chapter
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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 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 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 Controlling oestrus and ovulation.

This chapter focuses on the technology of oestrus and ovulation control. The detection as well as advantages of oestrus cycle control are discussed. It also outlined the growth and development of oestrus control technology. This chapter concludes with a discussion of the practical applications of...

Author(s)
Gordon, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646022)
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 Control of reproduction in the mare.

This chapter discusses the oestrous cycle of the mare that is divided into two sections of physiological and behavioural changes. The major physiological events associated with reproductive activity in the mare are endocrine changes, which in turn govern and drive the other physiological changes as ...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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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Cover for Sexual behaviour.

Three characteristics of female mammals are of particular importance in their effect on the likelihood of successful mating behaviour: attractiveness, proceptivity and receptivity. Variations occur in the degree of attractiveness, proceptivity and receptivity of female mammals in oestrus. This...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645391)
Type
Book chapter

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