This text is one of four books providing a general view of the literature dealing with the different ways in which reproduction in the major farm animals 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). Buffalo, goats, deer and camelids have also been added to the species covered in the series. This book concerns sheep and goats.
"Contains excellent background information on production of sheep, as well as goats, and provides the necessary facts regarding reproductive physiologic processes. . .Various reproductive technologic processes and strategies are described, using appropriate literature citations, and the author provides essential information regarding the commercial benefits and drawbacks of each. . .An excellent overview." --Journal of the American Veterinary Medicine Association
Introduction to controlled reproduction in sheep; the ewe's oestrous cycle and seasonal breeding activity; artificial control of oestrus and ovulation; fixed-time sheep artificial insemination; advancing the sheep breeding season; more frequent lambing in sheep; induction of multiple births in sheep; pregnancy testing in sheep; control of lambing; embryo transfer and in vitro fertilization in sheep; breeding sheep at younger ages; introduction to controlled breeding in goats; artificial control of oestrus and breeding activity in goats; pregnancy testing and control of parturition in goats; embryo transfer and in vitro fertilization in sheep; breeding sheep at younger ages; introduction to controlled breeding in goats; artificial control of oestrus and breeding activity in goats; pregnancy testing and control of parturition in goats; embryo transfer and in vitro fertilization in goats.
There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!
Your orders support book donation projects
I would not hesitate for one second to use your company again and recommend you to others. Marks out of 10? Around 99!
Search and browse over 110,000 wildlife and science products
Multi-currency. Secure worldwide shipping
Wildlife, science and conservation since 1985