Controlled Reproduction in Sheep and Goats

Controlled Reproduction In Sheep And Goats Pdf

By Ian Gordon

Controlled Reproduction in Sheep and Goats PDF is the second in a set of four providing a series on controlled reproduction in farm animals. The aim of the series is to provide a general review of the literature dealing with the different ways in which reproduction in the major farm mammals can be controlled and manipulated. The four volumes are effectively an expanded and new edition of a previous work, Controlled Breeding in Farm Animals (Pergamon Press, 1983). However, the literature on this subject has expanded so rapidly since the time of the earlier volume, that it is now thought appropriate to publish it in four separate volumes. Buffaloes, goats, deer and camelids have been added to the species covered by the series compared to the previous book. All volumes provide comprehensive reference lists and are fully up-to-date. This second volume focuses on sheep and goats. It will appeal to reproductive physiologists and workers in animal production, animal breeding and veterinary medicine.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Controlled Reproduction in Sheep

2. The Ewe’s Oestrous Cycle and Seasonal Breeding Activity

3. Artificial Conu-ol of Oestrus and Ovulation

4. Fixed-Time Sheep Artificial Insemination

5. Advancing the Sheep Breeding Season

6. More Frequent Lambings in Sheep

7. Induction of Multiple Births in Sheep

8. Pregnancy Testing in Sheep

9. Control of Lambing

10. Embryo Transfer and Associated Techniques in Sheep

11. Breeding Sheep at Younger Ages

12. Introduction to Controlled Breeding in Goats

13. Artificial Control of Oestrus and Breeding Activity in Goats

14. Pregnancy Testing and the Control of Parturition in Goats

15. Embryo Transfer and Associated lechniques in Goats


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