Manual of Equine Reproduction / Edition 1

Manual of Equine Reproduction / Edition 1

by Terry L. Blanchard, D.D. Varner, J. Schumacher
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815143788

ISBN-13: 9780815143789

Pub. Date: 01/01/1998

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

MANUAL OF EQUINE REPRODUCTION presents a comprehensive overview of reproductive management of horses, including management of stallions, pregnant mares, and neonatal foals. Discussions are concise and practical, with detailed information on techniques used in reproductive examination, breeding procedures, pregnancy diagnosis, foaling, and reproductive tract surgery

Overview

MANUAL OF EQUINE REPRODUCTION presents a comprehensive overview of reproductive management of horses, including management of stallions, pregnant mares, and neonatal foals. Discussions are concise and practical, with detailed information on techniques used in reproductive examination, breeding procedures, pregnancy diagnosis, foaling, and reproductive tract surgery. Photographs and line drawings enhance the text. Pedagogic features include Learning Objectives at the beginning of each chapter and Review Questions at the end of each chapter (100 total). The manual is suitable for horse breeders and more advanced horse owners, as well as veterinarians and veterinary students.

* This comprehensive overview of techniques used in equine reproduction covers all the topics that students, veterinarians, and breeders need.
• Features detailed information on techniques used in reproductive examination, breeding procedures, pregnancy diagnosis, foaling, and reproductive tract surgery.
• More than 245 photographs and line drawings enhance and reinforce understanding of anatomical structures, examination techniques, breeding and surgical procedures.
• Thought-provoking learning objectives set the stage for learning chapter content.
• Review questions serve as a review and exam-preparation tool for students.
• Portable manual enables the book to be used in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815143789
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/01/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
209
Product dimensions:
8.74(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.38(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

1. Reproductive Anatomy of the Mare 2. Reproductive Anatomy of the Stallion 3. Management of Estrual Mares 4. Breeding Soundness Examination in Mares 5. Transrectal Ultrasonography in Broodmare Practice 6. Uterine Defense Mechanisms and Infection 7. Pregnancy: Physiology and Diagnosis 8. Fetal Loss 9. Management of Pregnant and Postpartum Mares 10. Dystocia and Postpartum Disease 11. Management of Neonatal Foals 12. Breeding Soundness Examination of the Stallion 13. Semen Collection and Artificial Insemination 14. Semen Preservation 15. Reproductive Tract Surgery in Mares 16. Reproductive Tract Surgery in Stallions 17. Embryo Transfer

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