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EQUS 346 - Equine Reproductive Management

4 Credit(s)
In this course, the student will learn the fundamentals of equine reproduction and management. Topics covered will include the physiology, behavior, and nutrition of reproduction, assisted reproductive techniques, mare and stallion management, perinatal mare and foal care, equine fertility assessment (stallions and mares), abortion causes and prevention, hormone therapy to enhance and manipulate conception of pregnancy, nutrition of growth, and barren mare management. Current trends and research in equine reproduction will be discussed. Field trips and hands-on laboratories to enhance and supplement learning from class lectures and discussions will be scheduled when possible. Students will demonstrate their understanding of course material via class participation, laboratories, field and research reports, presentations, and examinations. $45 Course Fee.

Prerequisite(s): EQUS 201 , EQUS 202  , and EQUS 203 ; or c/i.
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