Chapter 6. The Optimum Time for Breeding and the Mating Procedure

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

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751121.ch6

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) The Optimum Time for Breeding and the Mating Procedure, in Fertility and Obstetrics in the Horse, Third Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470751121.ch6

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:

  • breeding;
  • mating;
  • spermatozoa;
  • reproductive tract;
  • pregnancy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The optimum time for breeding

  • Signs of oestrus

  • Detection of oestrus

  • Teasing technique

  • Detection of impending ovulation

  • Restraint of the mare for mating

  • Injuries during mating

  • Psychological problems at mating