LIVE: Good Breeding: Managing Equine Reproduction Effectively

 
By Speaker: Dr. Margo Macpherson • Published: September 10th, 2011
Category: Animal Airwaves
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Live Edition: Animal Airwaves—Live is an hour-long call-in show that airs between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturdays on WUFT-FM in Gainesville. The show features faculty members from the UF Veterinary Hospitals who address a variety of topics relating to pet health care, including companion animals, exotic pets and horses.

Horse breeding has become a high-tech specialty area, and the stakes can be quite high for success in the equine industry. Learn how the experts at UF’s Large Animal Hospital help horse owners manage their breeding programs, through the use of such techniques as artificial insemination with cooled and frozen semen, embryo recovery and transfer, caring for the pregnant mare, optimizing the productivity of your stallion and much more when Dr. Margo Macpherson tackles this topic and explains when and why specialized veterinary care may be needed.