Chapter 12. Non-Infectious Infertility in Mares

  1. Gary C. W. England BVetMed PhD DVetMed CertVA DVR DipVRep DipECAR DipACT ILTM FRCVS

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751121.ch12

Fertility and Obstetrics in the Horse, Third Edition

Fertility and Obstetrics in the Horse, Third Edition

How to Cite

England, G. C. W. (ed) (2007) Non-Infectious Infertility in Mares, in Fertility and Obstetrics in the Horse, Third Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470751121.ch12

Editor Information

  1. Dean, School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington Campus, Loughborough, Leicestershire

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 9 MAR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405120951

Online ISBN: 9780470751121

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Keywords:

  • infertility;
  • mares;
  • pregnancy;
  • ovulation;
  • progesterone stimulation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Prolonged dioestrus (4.11)

  • Erratic oestrous behaviour early in the season (4.4)

  • Erratic postpartum oestrous behaviour (10.5)

  • Silent oestrus

  • Split oestrus

  • Luteinised haemorrhagic follicles (Fig. 12.2)

  • Cystic ovaries do not occur in mares

  • ‘Nymphomania’

  • Granulosa cell tumour

  • Chromosome abnormalities

  • Abnormalities of the uterine tubes

  • Uterine cysts

  • Partial dilation of the uterus

  • Lesions of the cervix

  • Persistent hymen

  • Vaginal bleeding