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Cover for The star of the show: the Icelandic horse.

The Icelandic horse is one of the purest horse breeds in the world, reaching an average 140 cm (13.3 hh) height at the withers and weighing 340 kg. The conformation is rectangular and compact, with a sloping croup, and a long, thick mane and tail. The breed is most known and appreciated for the...

Author(s)
Stefánsdóttir, G. J.; Gunnarsson, V. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242751)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Cover for Lactation.

In this chapter the anatomy of the mare's mammary glands and their role in lactation, the processes involved in the production of milk and how milk production is controlled, and the factors that might affect milk yield with emphasis on good breeding practice to ensure optimum milk production were...

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242232)
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
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Cover for Mason's world dictionary of livestock breeds, types and varieties.

The 6th edition of this book contains a list the donkey, cattle, goat, horse, pig, sheep and buffalo names and synonyms that may be encountered in the literature, including breeds and other identifiable groups, types and varieties that have a common origin or are similar in appearance or...

Author(s)
Porter, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241532)
Type
Book
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Cover for Leopard complex spotting.

This chapter describes the phenotypic and genetic characteristics of horse breeds with the leopard complex spotting coat colour and pattern.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Evolution and domestication of horses.

This chapter presents basic information on the evolution and domestication of horses highlighting the following: earliest ancestors of horses; role of climate and environment on the evolution of horses and archeological evidence for domestication of horses. Additional topics were also presented...

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
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