Flashcards in Reproductive System of the Stallion and Mare Deck (20):
Term for the unborn horse as it develops in the uterus.
The first milk produced by the mare. It is high in protein and immunity.
The term for reaching sexual maturity.
Term for when a mare is in heat, receptive for breeding.
Term for the inability to produce offspring.
Te membrane by which the unborn foal is attached to the uterus.
Where is the pituitary gland located?
At the base of the brain
What is a ridgling?
A stallion that has retained one or both testicles inside his body cavity
What is the name of the membrane that surrounds the ovary?
What do the letters "FSH" stand for?
Follicle stimulating hormone
What is a yeld mare?
A mare that did not produce a foal during the current season
What hormone regulates the reproductive tract during pregnancy?
What section of the sperm cell contains genetic material?
The head section
What stimulates an animal to breathe during birth?
The breaking of the navel cord
What is the fundamental unit of genetics?
What determines all hereditary characteristics?
Where are chromosomes located?
In the nucleus of animal cells
How many pairs of chromosomes does a horse have?
Name the three parts of the sperm
Head Midpiece Tail