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MRLS

Mare reproductive loss syndrome, 2001, 2002, early fetal loss(40-100 days) or late term abortion. birth of weak foals. due to the eastern tent caterpillar becoming stuck in the lining of the uterus and reproducing in the placenta.

2

Maternal recognition of pregnancy

embryo must migrate around the uterus and make contact so the mare knows she is pregnant

3

Sex-sorted

machine sorts individual sperm cells into XX and XY

4

CLP

chronic progressive lymphedema, most common in belgians, 80% of cases are in stallions and 20-30% of cases are in mares

5

species

a class of individuals that can breed and produce fertile offspring

6

breed

a group of animals within a species distinguished by a particular characteristic

7

Dolly

cloned sheep, 1996, somatic cell nuclear transplant

8

first cloned equid

may 2003 at the university of Idaho, mule colt (Idaho Gem)

9

First cloned horse

august 2003, Italy, mare (prometea), had a foal (pegaso) in 2008.

10

Issues with cloning

LOS (large offspring syndrome) and premature aging