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Cover for The horse.

Much of the anatomy of the organs and physiology the body systems of horses are similar to that of the dog and this chapter is designed to highlight the differences between these two species, not to describe every aspect in repetitious detail.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Equine reproductive physiology, breeding and stud management.

This book discusses topics on the reproductive anatomy of the mare; reproductive anatomy of the stallion; control of reproduction in the mare; control of reproduction in the stallion; anatomy and physiology of pregnancy in the mare; endocrine control of pregnancy in the mare; physical process of...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The reproductive anatomy of the stallion.

This chapter details the anatomy and function of the stallion's reproductive system. The main structures of the stallion's reproductive tract are illustrated, while the reproductive system of the stallion after slaughter is presented, and the reproductive organs of the stallion are described. It is ...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Control of reproduction in the stallion.

This chapter discusses the reproductive activity of the stallion that is also divided into physiological and behavioural changes, both of which are closely related. Hormone patterns are the major physiological events associated with stallion reproductive activity and indeed govern the remaining...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Selection of the mare and stallion for breeding.

The choice of both mare and stallion for breeding can be a very complicated and time-consuming process. This chapter concentrates solely upon the criteria and techniques that can be used in the selection for reproductive competence and assumes that the selection criteria for performance and...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Preparation of the mare and stallion for covering.

It is essential that preparation of the mare and stallion start in plenty of time prior to covering. This chapter discusses the preparation of the barren and maiden mare; preparation of the pregnant mare; preparation of the stallion; general aspects of preparation for breeding; manipulation of the...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 Stallion management.

The management of the stallion should not be neglected in the enthusiasm to obtain optimum mare and foal management. However, it is also worth considering the introduction of the stallion to his work as a breeding animal and the general training and management principles that should be borne in...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Applied andrology in horses.

This chapter is divided into two parts that discuss the breeding soundness evaluation (BSE) of stallions, including the animal's history, general physical examination including examination of the external and internal genitalia, evaluation of libido and mating behaviour, semen collection and...

Author(s)
Ball, B. A.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643168)
Type
Book chapter