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Cover for Equine reproductive physiology, breeding and stud management.

This book contains 21 chapters on horse reproduction and breeding, including the anatomy and control of reproduction in mares and stallions, physiology and endocrinal control of pregnancy and foaling, lactation, selection and preparation of mares and stallions for breeding, management of the mare...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934507)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Selection of the mare and stallion for breeding.

This chapter presents the criteria and techniques in the selection of stallions and mares for reproductive performance, depending on personal choice and the value of the breeding stock and potential offspring.

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934507)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Preparation of the mare and stallion for covering.

The physical, reproductive, nutritional and health testing, conditioning and preparation of mares and stallions for at least 6 months before planned mating are described.

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934507)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mating management.

This chapter describes mating systems for horses, including teasing, behaviour, assessment of the mare reproductive tract and equipment.

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934507)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Stallion management.

The husbandry and care of stallions are discussed in terms of training, restraint, housing, exercise, nutrition, health, behaviour and introduction to mating.

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934507)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Artificial insemination.

The processes involved semen collection, equipment, semen evaluation and preservation, sperm abnormalities, biochemical and functional integrity testing, DNA analysis, storage and processing, cryopreservation, packaging, transport during artificial insemination in horses are described.

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934507)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Embryo transfer in the mare.

This chapter describes embryo transfer, in vitro fertilization, intracytoplasmic sperm injection, oocyte transfer and cloning in horses.

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934507)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Behaviour of horses.

The origin, history of domestication, genetics and behaviours of horses are described.

Author(s)
Mills, D.; Redgate, S.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935368)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Breeding function.

This chapter describes the process of horse breeding, the mating behaviour of mares and stallions and the environmental factors that influence reproductive behaviour.

Author(s)
Fraser, A.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936280)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Horse genetics.

The second edition of this book contains chapters on horse breeding and genetics, including the evolution and domestication of horses; genomics; the genetics of coat colour and pattern, diseases and performance; karyotypes and chromosome abnormalities; breeding programmes; epigenetics; genetic...

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book