Breeding Horses

Breeding Horses

By: Mina C. G. Davies Morel (author)Paperback

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Description

Written for students and all with a general interest in breeding horses, this book sets out to provide a basic understanding with sufficient practical information for beginners to get started. Enough reproductive physiology of the mare and stallion is included to clarify the management techniques which are explained later in the book, but unnecessary details are avoided. Artificial insemination and embryo transfer are also explained, as are selecting the broodmare and stallion, management at covering and during pregnancy, and post-partum care of the mare and foal.

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About Author

Dr Mina Davies Morel BSc, PhD is a lecturer and head of the Equine Studies group at the Institute of Rural Studies, University of Wales, Aberystwyth

Contents

Reproductive anatomy; Control of Reproduction; Selecting and preparing your mare and stallion for breeding; Putting your mare in foal; Management of the pregnant mare; Managing your mare at foaling; Managing the newborn foal and the lactating mare; Managing the older foal and weaning

Product Details

  • publication date: 25/08/2005
  • ISBN13: 9781405129664
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9781405129664
  • weight: 492
  • ISBN10: 1405129662

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