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Veterinary Reproduction & Obstetrics, 9th Edition


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"Veterinary Reproduction and Obstetrics has been the standard reference textbook for veterinary students for many years, as well as for students of animal science and related disciplines; in addition it has also been a useful reference source for the practicing veterinary surgeon. The new edition builds on the success of the previous edition covering normal reproduction and reproductive disorders and diseases in the common and less common domesticated species (llamas, alpacas, camels). The book has been completely revised with full colour throughout to include recent developments in reproductive biology and endocrinology, as well as the new knowledge on the causes and treatment of reproductive disease."

"This is a reference text that has been refreshed well and warrants a place on practice bookshelves." - Veterinary Record, Feb 2011

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New to This Edition

    • Thorough updating throughout to reflect changes in practice since the last edition
    • New authors and contributors to ensure contemporary and international approach (contributors from Finland, the Netherlands, USA, Denmark an New Zealand)
    • Full colour throughout

Key Features

    • Classic text reference
    • Covering all aspects of reproduction and obstetrics in all common and less common domestic species
    • Only book covering full range of domestic animals
    • Practical clinical approach throughout

Published Reviews

    "All chapters in the 9th edition have been completely revised and adapted to today's comprehensive knowlegde of the discipline...Specialists from eight different countries are contributing authors to this book making it a truly international overview of veterinary reproduction and obstetrics...Numerous full-colour and black-and-white illustrations and many graphics contribute to a deeper understanding of normal veterinary reproduction and obstetrics as well as reproductive disorders and diseases in the common and less common domesticated species...For all those already working in veterinary reproductive medicine or those planning to specialise in this field, and also for students, this book represents a valuable and complete overview of the discipline making it an indispensable work of reference in the library of every veterinarian."

    Dr. Hans-Klaus Dreier, European Journal of Companion Animal Practice, October 2009

    "It is a unique charm of this book that nestling in between chapters on modern embryo transfer techniques you can find dystocia pictures from 19th century essential text for all veterinary students, equine and farm animal practitioners."

    Journal of Small Animal Practice, April 2011

Author Information

    Edited by David E. Noakes, BVet Med, PhD, FRCVS, DVRep, DipECAR, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, North Mymms, Hatfield, UK; Timothy J. Parkinson, BVSc, PhD, DBR, FRCVS, Institute of Veterinary, Animal & Biomedical Science, Massey University, Palmerson North, New Zealand Professor of Farm Animal Reproduction and Health and Gary C. W. England, BVetmed, PhD, FRCVS, CertVA, DVR, DVRep, DiplomatACT, Professor, Foundation Dean, School of Veterinary Medicine & Science, University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington Campus, Loughborough, Leicestershire, UK

Customer Reviews

Veterinary Reproduction & Obstetrics, 9th Edition
  • Hardcover
  • Reference
  • 960 Pages
  • Trim Size: 9 11/16 X 7 7/16 in
  • Imprint: Saunders Ltd.
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-2887-8
  • Copyright: 2009