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Cover for Control of reproduction in the mare.

This chapter discusses the oestrous cycle of the mare that is divided into two sections of physiological and behavioural changes. The major physiological events associated with reproductive activity in the mare are endocrine changes, which in turn govern and drive the other physiological changes as ...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Control of reproduction in the stallion.

This chapter discusses the reproductive activity of the stallion that is also divided into physiological and behavioural changes, both of which are closely related. Hormone patterns are the major physiological events associated with stallion reproductive activity and indeed govern the remaining...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Preparation of the mare and stallion for covering.

It is essential that preparation of the mare and stallion start in plenty of time prior to covering. This chapter discusses the preparation of the barren and maiden mare; preparation of the pregnant mare; preparation of the stallion; general aspects of preparation for breeding; manipulation of the...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mating management.

The mare will only allow mating to occur when she is in her sexually receptive oestrous phase, which can be referred to as oestrus, season or heat. This period of sexual receptivity occurs on average every 21 days during the breeding season and lasts 2-10 days (average 5 days). Oestrus is...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Stallion management.

The management of the stallion should not be neglected in the enthusiasm to obtain optimum mare and foal management. However, it is also worth considering the introduction of the stallion to his work as a breeding animal and the general training and management principles that should be borne in...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Control of reproduction in the mare.

This chapter discusses the reproductive behaviour and physiology of horses and the factors affecting reproduction.

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934507)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Control of reproduction in the stallion.

The reproductive physiology and behaviour of stallions is described.

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934507)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Preparation of the mare and stallion for covering.

The physical, reproductive, nutritional and health testing, conditioning and preparation of mares and stallions for at least 6 months before planned mating are described.

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934507)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mating management.

This chapter describes mating systems for horses, including teasing, behaviour, assessment of the mare reproductive tract and equipment.

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934507)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Management of the lactating mare and young foal.

This chapter describes the physiological condition and management of the newborn foal, including anatomy, movement, respiration, the circulatory system, body temperature, immunity, biochemistry and renal function, as well as early management, handling, exercise, behaviour, feeding, weaning,...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934507)
Type
Book chapter