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Cover for Cytogenetics.

This chapter discusses the approaches and recent findings by cytogeneticists on the abnormalities of horse chromosomes. Highlights focused on the following: sex chromosomes and autosomes, cytogenetics and genomics, variations in chromosome arrangements, diseases associated with gain or loss of...

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases of the male reproductive system.

In this chapter the clinical aspects, symptoms, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of common reproductive disorders (cryptorchidism, testicular, sertoli, and leydig cell neoplasms, hypogonadism, and intersex conditions) in male mammals are discussed.

Author(s)
Bertin, F. R.; Fraser, N. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241099)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Equine endocrinology.

This first edition of Equine Endocrinology is designed for veterinary students and equine practitioners; it aims at providing a comprehensive yet user-friendly tool to approach and manage common endocrine disorders. Equine endocrinology is a very fast moving field and clinical signs of endocrine...

Author(s)
Bertin, F. R.; Fraser, N. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241099)
Type
Book
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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 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
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Cover for Genetics and other technologies for increasing the productivity of cattle, sheep and pigs: welfare implications.

This chapter discusses the problems with lameness and poor leg conformation; difficulty maintaining body condition in breeding females; behaviour problems associated with genetic selection that may be detrimental to animal welfare; loss of disease resistance; heart and circulatory problems; and...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases of the reproductive system.

In this chapter a review of the functions as well diseases (diagnosis and clinical features) affecting the reproductive system of cattle was presented. Highlight focused on diseases of the testes and accessory sex organs which includes hypoplasia, necrosis, degeneration, fibrosis, inflammation,...

Author(s)
Buergelt, C. D.; Clark, E. G.; Del Piero, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646718)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Infertility.

Infertility is a vast subject and this chapter can only be an introduction in providing a basis from which further information can be sought. This chapter highlights the different causes of mare infertility and stallion infertility. The causes of infertility, or the failure to produce an offspring, ...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Non-infectious disorders of coldwater fish.

This chapter presents the non-infectious disorders of coldwater finfish (marine and fresh water). Focus is given on the clinical signs, histopathological lesions, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of production problems (smolt failure in salmonids, stress, behaviour-related problems and...

Author(s)
Schmidt-Posthaus, H.; Marcos-López, M.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642079)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Applied andrology in cattle (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Bos taurus</i>).

This chapter describes the sexual development, sperm production and quality, breeding soundness evaluation, libido and congenital reproductive disorders in cattle.

Author(s)
Brito, L. F. C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643168)
Type
Book chapter

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