Animal Andrology: Theories and Applications

Animal Andrology: Theories and Applications

By: Peter J. Chenoworth (editor), Steven Lorton (editor)Hardback

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Understanding animal andrology is fundamental to optimising genetic breeding traits in domestic and wild animals. This book provides extensive coverage of male reproductive biology, discussing the essentials of sperm production, harvest and preservation before covering the applications to a range of animals including cattle, horses, pigs, small ruminants, camelids, cats and dogs, poultry and exotic species. It also examines the laboratory procedures that provide the basis of general fertility research.

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Dr Chenoweth established the animal reproduction teaching programs and facilities at Charles Sturt University, including the CSU Andrology Laboratory, for the Animal, Equine and Veterinary Science programs. At the beginning of 2012, he assumed an adjunct professorship at CSU while establishing ChenoVet Pty Ltd; a private Animal Andrology laboratory and consulting/teaching enterprise. Dr. Lorton is Reproductive Physiologist, responsible for product development and technical services at Reproduction Resources, Walworth, Wisconsin. In this role, he also serves as technical consultant to Pacific Vet Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Australia.


Part 1: Fundamentals of Animal Andrology Introduction to Part One Chapter 1. Comparative Male Reproductive Biology: Chapter 2. Semen and its constituents. Chapter 3.Sperm Production and its Harvest Chapter 4. Abnormal Sperm Production. Chapter 5. Sperm Preparation for Fertilization. Chapter 6. Preservation of sperm/semen Chapter 7. Animal Andrology Laboratory Procedures Chapter 8. Evaluating Male Reproductive Function Chapter 9. Genetic Aspects of Male Reproduction Part 2: Applied Animal Andrology Chapter 10 Applied Small Animal Andrology Canine and feline Chapter 11 Applied Andrology in Chickens &Turkeys Chapter 12 Applied Animal Andrology: Ram/Buck/Selected Cervids.Small ruminants Chapter 13 Applied Equine Andrology Chapter 14 Applied Bovine Andrology - Bos Taurus Chapter 15 Applied Bovine Andrology - Bos indicus Chapter 16 Applied Andrology in Water Buffalo Chapter 17 Applied Andrology in Swine Chapter 18 Applied Camelid Andrology Chapter 19 Applied Andrology in Endangered, Exotic and Wildlife Species Chapter 20 Male Animal Contraception Chapter 21 Semen evaluation and handling: emerging techniques and future development Appendix

Product Details

  • publication date: 29/04/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781780643168
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 544
  • ID: 9781780643168
  • weight: 1438
  • ISBN10: 1780643160

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