Recent News for Breeding and Reproduction

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Testing Available for Dwarfism Gene in Miniature Horses

April 24, 2014

The tests can identify for four aggrecan gene mutations associated with dwarfism in Miniature Horses. ... Read More

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Could ICSI Donor Mares Serve as their Own Embryo Recipients?

April 22, 2014

This technique, which a team of scientists recently found to be successful, could make ICSI more affordable.... Read More

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Australia's Rules Banning AI in Thoroughbreds Upheld

April 19, 2014

The Full Federal Court of Australia dismissed a challenge to a ban on artificial insemination (AI).... Read More

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5 Tips for Feeding Weanlings

April 18, 2014

With increased energy, protein, and mineral requirements, weanlings require carefully planned diets.... Read More

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Animal Disease Tracking Map Launched

April 16, 2014

Researchers have launched an interactive map to track diseases in dogs, cats, and horses around the world.... 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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EHV-1 Reported in North Dakota

April 14, 2014

Three cases of non-neuropathogenic equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) were confirmed in Burleigh County in 2014. ... Read More

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EHM Confirmed in Virginia Horse

April 14, 2014

Equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHM) is a neurologic disease caused by equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1).... Read More

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Colostrum for Foals

April 14, 2014

To a newborn foal, colostrum can mean the difference between life and death.... Read More

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How to Predict When a Mare Will Foal

April 12, 2014

Many breeders use a combination of the available options to predict when a mare will foal.... Read More

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Take Steps to Prevent Equine Herpesvirus Infection

April 11, 2014

From vaccination to disinfection--learn how you can help prevent equine herpesvirus (EHV) infection spread.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2013

April 11, 2014

Reported diseases include strangles, influenza, herpesvirus, piroplasmosis, atypical myopathy, and hendra.... Read More

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5 Tips for Feeding Foals

April 11, 2014

Proper nutrition is critical for growth and development. Learn the right way to feed your foal.... Read More

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Mare Aggression

April 10, 2014

My mare is very aggressive toward geldings and will kick out when they're close. Why would she react this way?... Read More

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Variations in Body Conformation

April 09, 2014

There is no one ideal body type; there are, however, conformation traits that can affect performance.... Read More

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New EHV-1 Case in Wisconsin

April 09, 2014

A St. Croix County, Wisc., horse tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) yesterday (April 8). ... Read More

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Foaling Horses: 101 to 911

April 08, 2014

During and after foaling are two of the most critical times in a neonate and his mother's lives.... Read More

Nutrigenomics researchers are trying to uncover interactions between diet and gene expression

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What is Nutrigenomics?

April 07, 2014

The future of feeding horses is here: Learn how diet can impact your horse right down to his genetic core. ... Read More

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Feeding Horses for Sales Preparation

April 05, 2014

Having a quality feed program is essential to have horses looking and feeling their best in the sales ring. ... Read More

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Starting and Stopping a Mare's Estrous Cycle

April 05, 2014

Veterinarians have many options by which to "tailor" a mare's reproductive cycle to meet her and your needs.... Read More

A mare's teats will become waxy around one to four days before foaling, and sometimes sooner.

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Preparing Mares for Foaling

April 04, 2014

Rapid changes occur in the last months of gestation, making it important that owners monitor mares closely.... Read More

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Health Problems in Newborn Foals

April 04, 2014

Tiny foals can have big health problems. Learn about four common medical issues newborn foals face.... Read More

A rectal thermometer is a necessary tool for monitoring your horse's temperature in case of infection.

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New EHV-1 Cases Confirmed in Minnesota

April 03, 2014

A horse exhibiting neurologic signs at a Wright County farm tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1).... Read More

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EHV-1 Confirmed in Larimer Co., Colo., Horse

April 01, 2014

A Larimer County, Colo., horse has tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) and is recovering.... Read More

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Iowa Animal Health Officials Investigating EHV-1 Case

March 31, 2014

Iowa animal health officials have received test results confirming a single case of EHV-1 in that state. ... Read More