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Cover for Infertility in the mare.

This chapter discussed the factors as well as the aetiological causes of infertility in mares and how early detection and diagnosis of the causal agent of any infertility is essential, not only to ensure optimum chance of conception, but also to eliminate the risk of transmitting any infective...

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242232)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Embryo transfer.

This chapter describes the process of embryo transfer (ET) in detail, from embryo collection, transfer into the recipient, evaluation and storage, and its limitations and future use within the equine industry.

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242232)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 Chapter Info
Cover for Genetics of reproduction in cattle.

This chapter covers the genetics of reproduction in cattle. Focus is given on genetics of ovulation rate and related traits, puberty and related traits, conception or pregnancy rate, gestation length, dystocia and related traits and male reproductive traits.

Author(s)
Kirkpatrick, B. W.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rabbit management.

This chapter covers several aspects of rabbit management. Focus is given on handling of rabbits, number of bucks to use for breeding, determining sexual maturity, breeding schedule, mating process, gestation period, factors preventing conception, determining pregnancy, kindling, care of young...

Author(s)
McNitt, J. I.; Lukefahr, S. D.; Cheeke, P. R.; Patton, N. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640129)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing herd reproduction.

This chapter covers the key activities involved in managing the reproductive herd health of dairy cattle. Focus is given on the economics of fertility, current levels of reproductive performance, welfare and ethics of reproductive herd health, public health and reproduction, underlying principles...

Author(s)
Hudson, C.; Kerby, M.; Statham, J.; Wapenaar, W.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939977)
Type
Book chapter
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 postpartum ovarian activity.

This chapter deals with the control of postpartum ovarian activity in livestock and its applications. The factors influencing postpartum ovarian activity in cattle, buffaloes, sheep, goats, pigs and horses are presented. Moreover, the development of control measures, strategies for inducing...

Author(s)
Gordon, I.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998626)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 advantages of in vitro-produced embryos are outlined. The growth and development of the technology is discussed. The use of in vitro-produced embryos in commerce and research is presented. Future developments in the...

Author(s)
Gordon, I.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998626)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Random variables and their distributions.

The use of random variables and their distributions in the research for biostatistics in animal science was discussed. Topics include: expectations and variances of random variables, probability distributions for discrete random variables, and probability distribution for continuous random...

Author(s)
Kaps, M.; Lamberson, W. R.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998206)
Type
Book chapter