Breeder's Guide to Mare, Foal and Stallion Care
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Description: Every horse breeder's goal is for his or her mare to give birth to a healthy and thriving foal. But to achieve that happy result, much care and attention must go toward proper management of the mare and stallion, and, once it has arrived, the foal. Breeder's Guide to Mare, Foal, and Stallion Care can help horse breeders, especially those new to breeding horses, sift through the myriad details and focus on what's most important to the health and well-being of their animals. Written by equine veterinarians who are tops in their areas of expertise, this comprehensive guide covers topics ranging from a mare's reproductive cycle to problem pregnancies to the latest trends in good stallion management to common foal problems and diseases.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Blood-Horse, Incorporated, The
Publication date: 9/25/2006
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
|The Open Mare|
|The Reproductive Cycle of the Mare|
|Pre-Breeding Management of the Mare|
|Manipulation of the Breeding Season|
|Manipulation of the Estrous Cycle|
|Causes of Infertility in Mares|
|The Pregnant Mare|
|General Broodmare Management|
|Complications of Late Pregnancy and Delivery|
|Post-Foaling Management of the Mare|
|Understanding the Newborn Foal|
|Routine Care of the Neonatal Foal|
|The First Week|
|The First Month and Beyond|
|Orphan Foals and Twins|
|Flexural and Angular Limb Deformities|
|Foal Pneumonia, Septicemia, and Diarrhea|
|Reproductive Physiology of Stallions|
|Breeding Soundness Examination|
|Training the Stallion To Breed|
|Sexual Behavior of the Stallion|
|What Affects Reproductive Performance?|
|Cooled and Frozen Semen|