AAEP Convention 2005: Inflammation and Pregnancy Rates

Before heading to a breeding shed in Central Kentucky, most farms require all mares to have a clean uterine culture to look for bacteria. According to Thomas Riddle, DVM, a founder of Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Kentucky, uterine cytology (a microscopic examination of uterine cell types) provides a faster and more meaningful method to evaluate the health of the uterus.


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