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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 Biosecurity measures for dog merchants and canine breeding kennels.

This chapter discussed general biosecurity guidelines for dog breeders, owners and traders as well as in dog breeding kennels giving considerations on both external and internal biosecurity.

Author(s)
Dendoncker, P. A.; Rooster, H. de; Abma, E.; Wydooghe, E.; Dewulf, J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245684)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Infectious haematopoietic necrosis virus.

Infectious haematopoietic necrosis virus (IHNV) is a Rhabdovirus that causes significant disease in Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.), Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar), and rainbow and steelhead trout (O. mykiss). IHNV causes necrosis of the haematopoietic tissues, and consequently it was named...

Author(s)
Leong, J. A. C.; Kurath, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647784)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Artificial insemination.

This chapter focuses on several aspects of artificial insemination (AI), particularly its application to livestock. The growth and development as well as advantages of AI are presented. The semen sexing technology is also presented. Moreover, the future developments in AI technology are outlined.

Author(s)
Gordon, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646022)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
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 Modern reproductive technologies and breed improvement.

This chapter covers the current and emerging reproductive technologies that are destined to increase the rate of genetic improvement, with a focus on dairy herds. Topics discussed include breeding soundness evaluation (BSE), estimation of sire fertility, sperm attributes, sperm sorting, improving...

Author(s)
Saadi, H. A. S.; Robert, C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Applied andrology in cattle (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Bos indicus</i>).

The differences in breeding soundness evaluation compared to cattle and the reproductive aspects and semen characters of zebu are described.

Author(s)
Chacón, J.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643168)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Applied andrology in water buffalo.

This chapter describes the major reproductive and andrological parameters of water buffalo bulls, including sexual maturity, sexual behaviour, spermatogenesis, semen characters and semen preservation.

Author(s)
Andrabi, S. M. H.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643168)
Type
Book chapter

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