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Cover for Pedigrees and breeding schemes.

This article describes the different types of mating and selective breeding systems in horses.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Equine reproductive physiology, breeding and stud management.

The 5th edition of this book discusses the reproductive anatomy and physiology of mares and stallions; management of broodmares, stallions and foals and the use of advanced reproductive techniques. The 23 illustrated chapters include mare reproductive anatomy, control of reproduction in the mare,...

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242232)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Stallion reproductive anatomy.

This chapter describes the reproductive anatomy of the stallion, the process and factors that affect spermatogenesis and the causes and treatment of infertility.

Author(s)
Morel, M. D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242232)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Control of reproduction in the stallion.

This chapter describes the reproductive development of stallions, including sexual maturity, spermatogenesis, male infertility and breeding management.

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242232)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Management of the mare at mating.

This chapter briefly discussed the reproductive physiology and behaviour in mares as well as the various management options practised for mating mares that are vital to the challenges that various breeding management options pose, and how they affect reproductive success and animal welfare.

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242232)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Selection of the stallion for breeding.

This chapter discusses the criteria and techniques that can be used in the selection for reproductive competence in stallions that have met performance selection criteria. Reproductive physiology and some of the causes of infertility in the stallion and the methods by which they can be investigated ...

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242232)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Preparation of the stallion for breeding and mating management.

This chapter discussed mainly on the 6-month preparation period prior to the breeding season, along with stallion management at mating.

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242232)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The fundamentals of genetics.

This chapter describes the basic principles of Mendelian genetics in horses, including the nature of genes, DNA, genetic variation, gene expression, chromosomes, genetic linkage and gender inheritance.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The language and patterns of genetics.

This chapter describes the characteristics of DNA, genes, genetic variation, DNA sequences, mutations, gene expression, mitochondrial genetics, chromosomes, genetic linkage and the inheritance of gender in horses.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for General stallion management.

This chapter introduces the stallion as a breeding animal, and the general training and management principles that should be borne in mind when keeping stallions.

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242232)
Type
Book chapter