Equine Reproductive Physiology, Breeding and Stud Management, 5th Edition

Equine Reproductive Physiology Breeding and Stud Management, 5th Edition provides a thorough grounding in equine reproductive anatomy and physiology for equine, animal and veterinary science students. Including all aspects of breeding and stud management, it contains detailed coverage on the management of mares, stallions and foals, as well as stud management practicalities such as infertility, artificial insemination and advanced reproductive techniques.

This new edition provides:
– Practical, stud management applications underpinned by scientific research;
– New material on techniques and advances such as in vitro embryo production, cloning, transgenics and DNA technology;
– Increased pedagogic features such as video links, glossary, review questions, and a new internal design.

Updated throughout with new references, this textbook continues to provide an authoritative treatise of equine reproduction for students, practising veterinary surgeons and stud managers.

Table of Contents
    • Section A: Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology of the Mare
  • Chapter 1: Mare Reproductive Anatomy
  • Chapter 2: Control of Reproduction in the Mare
  • Chapter 3: Pregnancy
  • Chapter 4: Parturition
  • Chapter 5: Lactation
    • Section B: Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology of the Stallion
  • Chapter 6: Stallion Reproductive Anatomy
  • Chapter 7: Control of Reproduction in the Stallion
    • Section C: Management of the Broodmare
  • Chapter 8: Selection of the Mare for Breeding
  • Chapter 9: Preparation of the Mare for Breeding
  • Chapter 10: Management of the Mare at Mating
  • Chapter 11: Management of the Pregnant Mare
  • Chapter 12: Management of the Mare at Parturition
  • Chapter 13: Management of the Mare during Lactation and at Weaning
  • Chapter 14: Infertility in the Mare
    • Section D: Management of the Stallion
  • Chapter 15: Selection of the Stallion for breeding
  • Chapter 16: Preparation of the Stallion for Breeding and Mating Management
  • Chapter 17: General Stallion Management
  • Chapter 18: Infertility in the Stallion
    • Section E: Management of the Foal
  • Chapter 19: Management of the Young Foal
  • Chapter 20: Management of Weaning and Youngstock
    • Section F: Assisted Reproductive technologies
  • Chapter 21: Artificial Insemination
  • Chapter 22: Embryo Transfer
  • Chapter 23: Advanced reproductive Techniques

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