Stallion Fertility

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Thinking Outside the Breeding Shed

June 17, 2015

Infertile mare? Deceased stallion? No problem! Equine reproduction is now high-tech enough to overcome these hurdles.... Read More

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Some Stallion Voices More Attractive to Mares Than Others

June 04, 2015

Stallions with low-pitched whinnies were more fertile and more attractive to mares than those with high-pitched voices.... Read More

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The Equine Genetic Toolbox

May 27, 2015

Genetic testing reveals differences in an individual's DNA that result in traits from coat color to muscle function.... Read More

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Cooled-Shipped Sperm Quality's Effect on Fertility

May 01, 2015

One vet said sperm quality thresholds his team identified can help practitioners make better breeding decisions.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Gabriel Monteiro Davolli

February 21, 2015

Davolli has conducted research on hormone therapy in stallions as well as other breeding-related projects.... Read More

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Top Equine Reproduction Studies of 2014

January 20, 2015

Studies covered biofilms, chilled and frozen semen, endometritis, placentitis, oxidative stress and fertility, and more.... Read More

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Breeding Soundness Exams for Him and Her

January 12, 2015

Both the stallion and mare must be in good health and fertility before you even attempt to produce a foal.... Read More

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2015 UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Scheduled

October 24, 2014

The programs are open to vets, owners, and managers or anyone interested in equine reproduction and management.... Read More

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The Vet Tech's Role in Collecting and Handling Semen

October 16, 2014

The goal is to safely collect the best possible sample, and a technician's role is important from beginning to end.... Read More

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TAMU Researcher Studying IVF in Horses

September 03, 2014

A researcher is studying why in vitro fertilization (IVF) success rates are lower in horses than in humans.... Read More

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Post-Thaw Semen Quality Tested

June 10, 2014

Non-sperm cells in fresh semen release an enzyme during freezing which could decrease thawed semen quality.... Read More

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Does Breeding Impact Stallions' Performance Under Saddle?

May 01, 2014

Researchers confirmed that collecting semen from riding stallions has no negative effect on performance.... Read More

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Study: Antibiotics in Extenders can Prevent CEM Transmission

April 25, 2014

Researchers tested if antibiotics in semen extender could inhibit the growth of CEM's causative bacteria.... Read More

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Keeping Stallions' Genital Microflora in Check

April 16, 2014

Using proper and sterile management techniques can help ensure genital microflora do not affect semen quality.... Read More

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How to Select and Prepare a Stimulus Mare

March 11, 2014

A good stimulus mare is invaluable to a breeding facility, one veterinarian says. Here's how to choose one.... Read More

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Causes and Treatment Options for Hemospermia

January 07, 2014

Hemospermia--blood in the semen--is detrimental to fertility, stallion welfare, and industry economics.... Read More

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Top Equine Reproduction Studies of 2013

January 03, 2014

Dr. Pat McCue describes the reproduction studies from the past year he deemed most important and useful.... Read More

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Alltech to Host Lecture on DHA and Stallion Reproduction

November 27, 2013

Edward Squires, MS, PhD, Dipl. ACT (hon.), will deliver the lecture.... Read More

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2014 UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Scheduled

October 25, 2013

The events will feature lectures on university programs, equine reproduction, and horse management issues. ... Read More

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Top Reproduction Studies of 2012-'13

September 24, 2013

Two veterinarians describe recent equine reproduction studies they found interesting and influential.... Read More

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Study: Sires' Genes Form the Equine Placenta

September 22, 2013

Researchers determined that it's the sire's genes that take the lead in developing the mare's placenta.... Read More

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Stallion Semen Tests: Which to Use and What Do They Mean?

September 12, 2013

Learn what different semen evaluations can tell veterinarians about a stallion's fertility.... Read More

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Do Equine Metabolic Diseases Affect Reproduction?

September 08, 2013

Some veterinarians now believe that metabolic diseases likely have a negative impact on equine reproduction. ... Read More

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Horse Pain and its Impact on Reproduction

August 24, 2013

Learn how equine pain might influence reproduction ability, along with how to detect subtle signs of pain.... Read More

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2013 Theriogenology Conference Kicks Off

August 07, 2013

The Society for Theriogenology's Conference starts Aug. 7 and continues through Aug. 10 in Louisville, Ky.... Read More