Broodmare Reproduction for the Equine Practitioner

Broodmare Reproduction for the Equine Practitioner PDF

By William Ley

Broodmare Reproduction for the Equine Practitioner PDF is a concise and liberally illustrated working guide on Broodmare health and breeding management for veterinarians, veterinary students and breeders. The presentation includes all of the clinical procedures and assessments necessary for maintaining the health and breeding soundness of the Broodmare. This handy reference covers the use of ultrasonography for diagnosis and monitoring of the mare, cytologic studies essential to diagnosis, normal and abnormal reproductive anatomy, culturing techniques for infections, diseases affecting the reproductive capacity of the broodmare and detailed guidelines for effective breeding. It provides detailed protocols for vaccination and management of important reproductive diseases and disorders. The practical presentation includes thorough guidelines for the Breeding Soundness Examination. All aspects of assisted reproduction (embryo transfer, follicular aspiration, and oocyte collection) are evaluated and step-by-step procedures are provided.

Published by Teton New Media in the USA and distributed by CRC Press outside of North America.

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Table of Contents

Section 1: Equine Reproductive Efficiency

Section 2: Breeding Management Systems

Section 3: Preventive Medicine Program for Broodmares

Section 4: Anatomy and Physiology

Section 5: Seasonality, the Estrous Cycle and its Manipulation and Artificial Control

Section 6: Breeding Serviceability Exam of the Mare

Section 7: Breeding Management

Section 8: Pregnancy Diagnosis

Section 9: Early Embryonic Loss

Section 10: Infectious Causes of Endometritis and Treatment Options

Section 11: Non-infectious Causes of Infertility

Section 12: Assisted Reproductive Technologies

Glossary of Reproductive Terms.
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