Embryo Transfer Pioneer Dr. John Hurtgen Dies

John P. Hurtgen, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACT, the father of modern embryo transfer, died early this morning while helping a mare to foal at his Nandi Farm in Pennsylvania.

Hurtgen published extensively on the reproduction of horses and swine. He was one of the authors of the Society for Theriogenology's original manuals on the breeding soundness evaluation of the stallion and the boar. But hi

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