Chapter 4. Cyclical Changes in the Mare's Reproductive Tract

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

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751121.ch4

Fertility and Obstetrics in the Horse, Third Edition

Fertility and Obstetrics in the Horse, Third Edition

How to Cite

England, G. C. W. (ed) (2005) Cyclical Changes in the Mare's Reproductive Tract, in Fertility and Obstetrics in the Horse, Third Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470751121.ch4

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:

  • reproductive tract;
  • examination;
  • hormones;
  • uterus;
  • visual examination

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • General

  • Effect of reproductive hormones

  • Anoestrus

  • Transitional phase

  • Oestrus

  • Ovulation

  • Development of the corpus luteum

  • Dioestrus (interoestrus)

  • Late dioestrus compared with early oestrus

  • Late oestrus compared with early dioestrus

  • Prolonged luteal phase (prolonged dioestrus)

  • Clinical presentations