Flashcards in horses in research Deck (10)
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.
Maternal recognition of pregnancy
embryo must migrate around the uterus and make contact so the mare knows she is pregnant
machine sorts individual sperm cells into XX and XY
chronic progressive lymphedema, most common in belgians, 80% of cases are in stallions and 20-30% of cases are in mares
a class of individuals that can breed and produce fertile offspring
a group of animals within a species distinguished by a particular characteristic
cloned sheep, 1996, somatic cell nuclear transplant
first cloned equid
may 2003 at the university of Idaho, mule colt (Idaho Gem)
First cloned horse
august 2003, Italy, mare (prometea), had a foal (pegaso) in 2008.