Current Therapy in Large Animal Theriogenology - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource, 2nd Edition
Take your understanding to a whole new level with Pageburst digital books on VitalSource! Easy-to-use, interactive features let you make highlights, share notes, run instant topic searches, and so much more. Best of all, with Pageburst, you get flexible online, offline, and mobile access to all your digital books. 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.
New to This Edition
- 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.
- 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.
By Robert S. Youngquist, DVM, Professor and Associate Chairman, University of Missouri, Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Columbia, MO; Robert S. Youngquist, DVM, Professor and Associate Chairman, University of Missouri, Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Columbia, MO and Walter R. Threlfall, DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate, The American College of Theriogenologists, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH