Bovine Reproduction by Richard M. Hopper

By Richard M. Hopper

Bovine Reproduction is a finished, present reference delivering details on all points of replica within the bull and cow.  delivering basic wisdom on comparing and restoring fertility within the bovine sufferer, the publication additionally areas info within the context of herd well-being the place applicable for a very worldwide view of bovine theriogenology. revealed in complete colour all through, the booklet comprises eighty three chapters and greater than 550 photographs, making it the main exhaustive reference to be had in this topic.

Each part covers anatomy and body structure, breeding administration, and reproductive surgical procedure, in addition to obstetrics and being pregnant wastage within the cow.  Bovine Reproduction is a welcome source for bovine practitioners, theriogenologists, and animal scientists, in addition to veterinary scholars and citizens with an curiosity within the cow.

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Before spermatozoa are capable of fertilization they must undergo additional maturation in the epididymis. Capacitation, the final stage of maturation where spermatozoa gain the ability to penetrate the zona pellucida (the outer membrane of the oocyte), occurs in the female reproductive tract. 4 Schematic representation of spermatozoa reflecting visible changes as they migrate from the rete testis through the caput (head), corpus (body), and cauda (tail) regions of the epididymis to the ejaculate.

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