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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Control of follicular development: intra-ovarian actions of transforming growth factor-β (TGF-β) superfamily members.

This article discusses the development of ovarian follicles; the laying hen as a model; regulation of follicle development and ovulation; intra-ovarian growth factors and follicle development; different transforming growth factors (TGF)-β superfamily (activins, inhibins and bone morphogenetic...

Author(s)
Knight, P. G.; Al-Musawi, S. L.; Lovell, T. M.; Gladwell, R. T.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933753)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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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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Cover for Modelling egg production in laying hens.

This chapter presents the different models used in predicting egg production in laying hens. Emphasis is given to the mathematical model of the hen's ovulatory cycle. This model is used to predict the times of ovulation and oviposition. Moreover, a mechanistic stochastic population model is...

Author(s)
Johnston, S. A.; Gous, R. M.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930707)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Controlling oestrus and ovulation.

This chapter focuses on the technology of oestrus and ovulation control. Oestrus and its detection and oestrous cycle are discussed. The advantages of oestrus control are presented. The growth and development of oestrus control technology are outlined. The practical applications of the technology...

Author(s)
Gordon, I.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998626)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Control of seasonal breeding.

This chapter focuses on several aspects of controlling seasonal breeding in livestock. The advantages of control measures and factors affecting seasonal breeding are presented. The short- and long-day breeders, physiology and endocrinology of seasonal breeding activity, environmental and genetic...

Author(s)
Gordon, I.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998626)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Controlling multiple births and litter size.

This chapter focuses on the control of multiple births and litter size in livestock. The factors affecting the incidence of multiple births and litter size are presented. The advantages and developments of control measures, physiology and endocrinology of multiple ovulations, environmental and...

Author(s)
Gordon, I.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998626)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Controlling onset of puberty.

This chapter deals with several aspects of controlling the onset of puberty. The practical implications of early puberty are presented. The development of puberty control measures is discussed. The genetic and environmental factors affecting the onset of puberty are outlined. The applications of...

Author(s)
Gordon, I.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998626)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The bovine oestrous cycle and associated events.

This chapter deals with the oestrus and oestrous cycle of cattle. The endocrine events and hormonal control of the oestrous cycle, oestrus synchronization, prenatal development and postnatal life of the bovine ovary and the induction of multiple ovulations are also discussed.

Author(s)
Gordon, I.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996660)
Type
Book chapter

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