By Steven P. Brinsko DVM, Terry L. Blanchard DVM MS Dipl ACT, Dickson D. Varner DVM MS Dipl ACT, James Schumacher DVM MS MRCVS Dip ACVS, Charles C. Love DVM

ISBN-10: 0323017134

ISBN-13: 9780323017138

Written through stated specialists within the box, this authoritative textual content provides a finished evaluation of reproductive administration of horses, together with administration of stallions, pregnant mares, and neonatal foals. Discussions are concise and useful, with precise details on strategies utilized in reproductive exam, breeding approaches, being pregnant prognosis, foaling, and reproductive tract surgical procedure. This awesome second version encompasses a new bankruptcy at the use of breeding documents to judge stallion fertility and increase administration of breeding stallions. fine quality pictures and line drawings, many new to this variation, basically depict strategies. New to the second one variation! All chapters were up to date to give the newest info on each topic, together with: * dialogue of using GnRH-analog deslorelin (Ovuplant) to hasten ovulation * Aseptic procedure for endometrial biopsy * Use of transabdominal ultrasonography, specifically in early being pregnant * decision of fetal gender via transrectal ultrasonography * reasons and therapy of uterine rupture * New sepsis scoring procedure to adequately expect sepsis * floor semen assortment method defined and illustrated ¡V utilizing a synthetic vagina * Ultrasound thoughts used to discover intratesticular plenty, assessment accent genital glands, probe for undescended testis, and ensure secretions from the prostate, ampullae, and ductus deferens * Aspiration testicular biopsy utilizing a spring-loaded biopsy tool * New bins for transporting cooled semen via airport safeguard with heightened radiation publicity * New method for castration that comprises elimination the ground of the scrotum to supply higher drainage effects and less issues * New part on laparoscopic castration * approach for treating hematuria in geldings * method for surgical embryo move and a complete lot extra!

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H. 60 to 65 days. In 1980, real-time ultrasonography was first reported as a potentially valuable diagnostic modality in the discipline of equine reproduction. Since this original report, applications of diagnostic ultrasonography in equine reproduction have expanded to the point that the instrument has become a fundamental, almost indispensable, tool for both veterinary clinicians and research scientists. The two-dimensional gray-scale image produced by Bmode (brightness-modality) real-time ultrasonography provides a detailed cinematographic view of the structure(s) being studied.

Very small (1 to 2 cm in diameter) hypoplastic ovaries are sometimes found, in which case gonadal dysgenesis as a result of sex chromosome abnormalities should be suspected. Sometimes, one or both ovaries may be absent. If only one ovary is missing, it was probably removed previously because of an ovarian tumor. Some owners have both ovaries surgically removed from performance mares which become difficult to handle while in estrus. If an ovariectomized mare is sold, the new owner may be unaware that the ovaries have been removed.

Acquire a working understanding of how abnormalities of the mare reproductive tract appear ultrasonographically. STUDY QUESTIONS 1. List the components and characteristics of an ultrasound machine suitable for use in examining the mare reproductive tract. 2. Describe the technique for safely performing a transrectal ultrasonographic examination of the mare reproductive tract. Emphasize the importance of using a systematic approach to ensure thorough scanning of the uterus of a mare for early pregnancy diagnosis.

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Manual of Equine Reproduction by Steven P. Brinsko DVM, Terry L. Blanchard DVM MS Dipl ACT, Dickson D. Varner DVM MS Dipl ACT, James Schumacher DVM MS MRCVS Dip ACVS, Charles C. Love DVM


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