Reproduction in Cattle

Author: Peter J. H. Ball,Andy R. Peters

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405148012

Category: Medical

Page: 248

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Cattle play a fundamental role in animal agriculture throughout the world. They not only provide us with a vital food source, but they also provide us with fertilizer and fuel. Keeping reproduction levels at an optimum level is therefore essential, but this is often a complicated process, especially with modern, high yielding cows. Written in a practical and user-friendly style, this book aims to help the reader understand cattle reproduction by explaining the underlying physiology of the reproductive process and the role and importance of pharmacology and technology, and showing how management techniques can improve reproductive efficiency. This edition includes: Recent research findings on the physiology of the oestrous cycle and its control; New techniques for monitoring and manipulating reproduction, including pregnancy diagnosis and embryo transfer; Advice on identifying common infertility problems and how to prevent and treat them. Reproduction Cattle 3e is essential reading for veterinary and agricultural students, as well as veterinarians and farmers involved in cattle reproduction.

Bovine Reproduction

Author: Richard M. Hopper

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118470850

Category: Medical

Page: 816

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Bovine Reproduction is a comprehensive, current reference providing information on all aspects of reproduction in the bull and cow. Offering fundamental knowledge on evaluating and restoring fertility in the bovine patient, the book also places information in the context of herd health where appropriate for a truly global view of bovine theriogenology. Printed in full color throughout, the book includes 83 chapters and more than 550 images, making it the most exhaustive reference available on this topic. Each section covers anatomy and physiology, breeding management, and reproductive surgery, as well as obstetrics and pregnancy wastage in the cow. Bovine Reproduction is a welcome resource for bovine practitioners, theriogenologists, and animal scientists, as well as veterinary students and residents with an interest in the cow.

Reproduction in Domestic Animals

Author: Perry T. Cupps

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080571093

Category: Science

Page: 670

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A unique feature of this book is the focus on large, domestic animals. Previous editions were considered the "Bible" of reproductive physiology. It covers basic, large animal reproductive physiology, provides species-specific information and is suitable as a textbook for upper-division courses.

Current Therapy in Large Animal Theriogenology - E-Book

Author: Robert S. Youngquist,Walter R. Threlfall

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437713408

Category: Medical

Page: 1088

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An essential resource for both students and practitioners, this comprehensive text provides practical, up-to-date information about normal reproduction and reproductive disorders in horses, cattle, small ruminants, swine, llamas, and other livestock. Featuring contributions from experts in the field, each section is devoted to a different large animal species and begins with a review of the clinically relevant aspects of the reproductive anatomy and physiology of both males and females. Key topics include the evaluation of breeding soundness, pregnancy diagnosis, diagnosis and treatment of infertility, abortion, obstetrics, surgery of the reproductive tract, care of neonates, and the latest reproductive technology. Includes coverage of all large animal species. All sections provide a review of clinically pertinent reproductive physiology and anatomy of males and females of each species. Complete coverage of the most current reproductive technology, including embryo transfer, estrous synchronization, and artificial insemination. A new section on alternative farming that addresses reproduction in bison, elk, and deer. New to the equine section: stallion management, infertility, and breeding soundness evaluation. New to the bovine section: estrous cycle synchronization, reproductive biotechnology, ultrasonographic determination of fetal gender, heifer development, and diagnosis of abortion. New to the porcine section: artificial insemination, boar/stud management, diseases of postpartum period, and infectious disease control. New to the llama section: infectious disease and nutrition.

Recent Developments in Ruminant Nutrition

Author: W Haresign,D J A Cole

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483103536

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 378

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Recent Developments in Ruminant Nutrition presents papers that discuss the advancement of the different areas of ruminant nutrition. The book is comprised of 20 chapters that cover topics, such as reproduction, diet, and nutrition. The coverage of the text includes growth stimulation in ruminants; protein quantity and quality for the U.K. dairy cow; and complete-diet feeding of dairy cows. The book also covers rumen fermentation related topics, such as influence of nitrogen and carbohydrate inputs on rumen fermentation; aspects of the biochemistry of rumen fermentation and their implication in ruminant productivity; and manipulation of rumen fermentation. The text will be of great use to researchers and professionals in the animal husbandry industry.

Controlled Reproduction in Cattle and Buffaloes

Author: Ian Gordon

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780851991184

Category: Buffaloes

Page: 492

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The aim of the Controlled Reproduction in Farm Animals Series is to provide a general review of the literature dealing with the different ways in which reproduction in the major farm mammals can be controlled and manipulated. It is effectively an expanded and new edition of a previous work, Controlled Breeding in Farm Animals (Pergamon Press, 1983). However, the literature on this subject has expanded so rapidly since the time of the earlier volume, that it is now thought appropriate to publish it in four separate volumes. Buffalo, goats, deer, and camelids have also been added to the species covered. The set of volumes will appeal to reproductive physiologists, animal scientists, and workers in veterinary medicine. Individual volumes should also be of value to all interested in the particular species covered.

Reproductive Technologies in Farm Animals, 2nd Edition

Author: Ian Gordon

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 178064602X

Category: Medical

Page: 351

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Building on the successful structure of the first edition, the second edition of Reproductive Technologies in Farm Animals has been totally updated and revised to provide an up to date account of the key techniques employed in manipulating reproduction in farm animals, including beef and dairy cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, buffaloes, camelids, horses and poultry. A classic introductory text to the subject, the book is based on a comprehensive review of the current literature. This text remains key reading for students in animal science, agriculture, veterinary medicine and biology, and veterinary practitioners and farmers who wish to keep updated on developments in techniques that may be useful in their daily practice.

The Physiology of Reproduction in the Cow

Author: John Hammond

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107455928

Category: Science

Page: 310

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Originally published in 1927, this book presents a comprehensive study of the reproductive processes of the cow from the perspective of 'the relatively new subject of agricultural science'. The study provides accounts of the breeding season, the oestrous cycle, pregnancy and sterility, all incorporating detailed scientific analysis. Illustrative figures and a bibliography are also included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the development of agriculture and the history of science.

Fat Content and Composition of Animal Products

Proceedings of a Symposium

Author: Commission on Natural Resources,Assembly of Life Sciences,Board on Agriculture and Renewable Resources,Food and Nutrition Board,Board on Agriculture,National Research Council

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 0309594448

Category: Medical

Page: 242

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Encyclopedia of Reproduction

Author: N.A

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128151455

Category: Medical

Page: 3868

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Encyclopedia of Reproduction, Second Edition comprehensively reviews biology and abnormalities, also covering the most common diseases in humans, such as prostate and breast cancer, as well as normal developmental biology, including embryogenesis, gestation, birth and puberty. Each article provides a comprehensive overview of the selected topic to inform a broad spectrum of readers, from advanced undergraduate students, to research professionals. Chapters also explore the latest advances in cloning, stem cells, endocrinology, clinical reproductive medicine and genomics. As reproductive health is a fundamental component of an individual’s overall health status and a central determinant of quality of life, this book provides the most extensive and authoritative reference within the field. Provides a one-stop shop for information on reproduction that is not available elsewhere Includes extensive coverage of the full range of topics, from basic, to clinical considerations, including evolutionary advances in molecular, cellular, developmental and clinical sciences Includes multimedia and interactive teaching tools, such as downloadable PowerPoint slides, video content and interactive elements, such as the Virtual Microscope

Bovine Theriogenology, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Food Animal Practice,

Author: Robert L. Larson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032344878X

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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This issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Food Animal Practice focuses on Bovine Theriogenology. Article topics include: Reproductive systems for North American Beef Cattle Herds, Reproductive systems for North American Dairy Cattle Herds, Beef Heifer Development, Dairy Heifer Development, Evaluation of data obtained at pregnancy detection of beef herds ,Synchronization and AI Strategies in Beef Herds, Synchronization and AI Strategies in Dairy Herds, Embryo Transfer, Management of reproductive disease in dairy cattle, Venereal Diseases of Cattle, Diagnosis and Control of Neosporosis, Management and Breeding Soundness Examination of Yearling Bulls, and more!

A Review of a Reproductive Performance of Female Bos Indicus (zebu) Cattle

Author: E. Mukasa-Mugerwa

Publisher: ILRI (aka ILCA and ILRAD)

ISBN: 9789290530992

Category: Bovins - Reproduction

Page: 134

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Anatomy and endocrinology of cow reproduction. Puberty, oestrus and pregnancy. Measures of reproductive performance. Infertility in cows. The role of nutrition in cattle reproduction. Lactetional anoestrus and the effect of weaning. Reproductive herd Health programmes.

Controlled Breeding in Farm Animals

Author: I. Gordon

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483285693

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 450

View: 5533

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This textbook provides a detailed view of the different ways in which reproduction in cattle, sheep, pigs and horses can be controlled and manipulated. It is primarily of interest to students of animal science and veterinary medicine, but will also be of use to those who are concerned with the practical aspects of reproduction control, whether in an advisory capacity or in applying techniques on the farm itself. A major objective of the book is to draw attention to information which may be used directly to increase the efficiency of the livestock industry.