Recent News for Breeding and Reproduction

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UK Seminar Series Kicks Off Jan. 30

January 24, 2014

On Jan. 30, two speakers will discuss inflammatory airway disease.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Rafaela De Negri

January 24, 2014

De Negri's research focused on infections in horses caused by S. equi and S. zooepidemicus.... Read More

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L. intracellularis Infections in Foals on the Rise

January 22, 2014

Researchers are observing an increasing trend of positive cases submitted in 2013 as compared to recent years.... Read More

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Breed Groups Support AQHA on Cloning Issue

January 22, 2014

Several groups support the AQHA in its bid to overturn a court decision regarding cloned horse registrations.... Read More

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Should I Breed My Mare?

January 21, 2014

There are a number of factors that must be weighed in making the decision on whether to breed a mare. ... Read More

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EHV Scare at Pennsylvania Racetrack

January 20, 2014

A barn was quarantined due to a suspected EHV case, but quickly released when the horse tested negative.... Read More

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Penn Vet to Offer Reproduction, Behavior Short Courses

January 17, 2014

Short course topics include, stallion handling, horse behavior, and mare and foal management.... Read More

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No Additional Signs of EHV-1 at Fair Hill

January 16, 2014

The suspect horse is in stable condition and has shown gradual neurologic status improvement.... Read More

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New Biomarkers for Diagnosing Bacterial Placentitis in Mares

January 15, 2014

Researchers believe more than one biomarker is needed for accurate and early placentitis detection.... Read More

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Parx Racing EHV-1 Quarantine Lifted

January 13, 2014

The quarantine of two barns began in early November 2013 when a horse tested positive for EHV-1. ... Read More

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

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Possible EHV-1 Case Quarantined at Fair Hill Training Center

January 13, 2014

A horse at the Fair Hill Training Center in Elkton, Md., is in quarantine with a suspected case of EHV-1.... Read More

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Top Equine Surgery Studies of 2013

January 10, 2014

Dr. Lisa Fortier shares her picks for the top equine surgery- and lameness-related studies of 2013.... Read More

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Breeding with Frozen Semen

January 08, 2014

The benefits of using frozen semen when breeding a mare are numerous. ... Read More

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AQHA Files Appeal Related to Clone Registrations

January 07, 2014

The AQHA has filed the latest installment in a long-running court case relative to cloned horse registration.... 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

Bucca suggested performing a cervical cerclage in mares (shown here) with cervical incompetence that do not respond to altrenogest supplementation.

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Cerclage to Manage Cervical Incompetence in Pregnant Mares

January 04, 2014

Researchers took a page from human medicine to treat cervical incompetence in mares.... Read More

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UK Researchers' Work Discussed at AAEP Kester News Hour

January 03, 2014

Research by Drs. Barry Ball and Mats Troedsson was described during the 2013 Kester News Hour.... 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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Age to Breed a Colt

January 02, 2014

Our coming 2-year-old acts like he is ready to breed. How young is too young to breed a colt?... Read More

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Neurologic EHV-1 Confirmed in Central North Carolina

December 31, 2013

Several horses have tested positive for neurologic EHV-1, according to the state veterinarian's office.... Read More

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Some Vaccines Safe to Administer to Younger Foals

December 31, 2013

Study results suggest that in some cases veterinarians can begin vaccinating foals sooner than once thought.... Read More

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Weaning Options for Foals

December 30, 2013

Proper preparation can minimize the stress of weaning and make for a more pleasant experience for all.... Read More

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Can Vaccination Protect Horses from Neurologic EHV-1?

December 30, 2013

One EHV-1 vaccine could have some protective properties against the neurologic form of the virus.... Read More

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Veterinarians Making Progress on National Equine Health Plan

December 29, 2013

The NEHP is designed to aid in equine disease surveillance and to make biosecurity recommendations.... Read More

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Feeding Broodmares During Lactation

December 27, 2013

Broodmares require proper nutrition while lactating to aid in milk production and body condition maintenance.... Read More