Applied Animal Reproduction

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9780130403469: Applied Animal Reproduction

This updated and revised edition provides an overview of the anatomy and physiology of reproduction in farm animals, emphasizing the application of scientific principles in practical reproduction management.

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This text is intended to give the undergraduate student majoring in animal or dairy science a complete overview of the reproductive processes. Parts one and two are designed to help students develop both the terminology to discuss and an understanding of the physiological processes controlling reproduction. Parts three, four, and five emphasize the application of the basic concepts to the management of reproduction in livestock.

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Ideal for anyone interested in reproduction in farm animals--especially those new to the subject--this comprehensive, up- to-date volume offers unique coverage of both basic physiology as related to reproduction AND the application of that physiology to the management of reproduction in livestock species. It covers only the most prevalent theories, and presents them in simplified form rather in lengthy discussions on the pros and cons of each concepts. The Female Reproductive System. The Male Reproductive System. Neuroendocrine Regulators of Reproduction. REPRODUCTIVE PROCESSES The Estrous Cycle. Spermatogenesis and Maturation of Spermatozoa. Ovigenesis and Fertilization. Gestation. Parturition and Postpartum Recovery. Lactation. Male Mating Behavior. Semen and Its Components. Introduction and History of Artificial Insemination. Semen Collection. Semen Evaluation. Semen Processing, Storage, and Handling. Insemination Techniques. Altering Reproductive Processes. Reproductive Management. Pregnancy Diagnosis. Environmental Management. Nutritional Management. Anatomical and Inherited Causes of Reproductive Failure. Physiological and Psychological Causes for Reproductive Failure. Infectious Diseases That Cause Reproductive Failure. For anyone interested in the science and management of reproduction in farm animals.

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