Recent News for Breeding and Reproduction

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Eastern Tent Caterpillars on the Move in Central Kentucky

May 10, 2014

Experts advise farm managers to ensure pregnant mares do not come in contact with crawling caterpillars.... Read More

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Nebraska State Veterinarian Encourages EHV-1 Awareness

May 05, 2014

Dr. Dennis Hughes is reminding horse owners to remain vigilant and exercise biosecurity measures. ... Read More

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Infographic: Feeding Your Horse

May 01, 2014

Are you confused about equine nutrition? Learn how to feed your horse in our step-by-step visual guide.... Read More

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Foaling Location

May 01, 2014

Why would a mare prefer to foal in a field versus in a foaling stall or in the barn?... Read More

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EHV-1 Confirmed at Manitoba, Canada, Racetrack

May 01, 2014

Only one horse has shown signs of the virus and no other horses have been affected, officials say.... Read More

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Vaccines for all Ages

May 01, 2014

Horses at different life stages have variable vaccine needs, but they're not as complicated as they seem.... 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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Kansas Horse Euthanized after Contracting EHV-1

April 30, 2014

Officials reported that the horse in northeast Kansas was confirmed positive for non-neurotrophic EHV-1. ... Read More

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Cryptorchid Confusion

April 28, 2014

A horse I'm interested in buying is a cryptorchid. I really like the horse--should I not consider buying him?... Read More

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Tall Fescue Testing: Understanding the Numbers

April 25, 2014

Here are some things to remember when testing horse pastures to evaluate fescue toxicity risk.... 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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Breeding Dummy Design

April 24, 2014

Are there size recommendations for a building a breeding dummy for a Quarter Horse stallion?... Read More

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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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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