Equine Reproduction Symposium for Veterinarians
11/22/2013 - 11/24/2013
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Chair(s): Dr. Terry Blanchard
Friday and Saturday, November 22-23
This symposium will provide new, up-to-date information on the foal, broodmare nutrition, disorders of the pregnant and postpartum mare, embryo transfer procedures, embryo cryopreservation, the TAMU Clinical Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) program, emergency preservation of equine gametes – including sudden death of the mare or stallion, routine and advanced breeding management techniques, treatment of the mare with fluid accumulation and/or endometritis, semen collection and processing for cooled or frozen semen – including techniques applicable for breeding the ‘problem’ stallion. Case illustrations will be used to emphasize diagnostic and treatment approaches.
Sunday, November 24 will consist of 2-hour wet labs covering: embryo collection and transfer procedures; semen collection, evaluation and processing for cooled shipment (including centrifugation techniques to improve survivability of sperm); oocyte recovery (flank and transvaginal approaches, as well as recovery of oocytes from harvested ovaries and sperm from epididymal flushes); low dose insemination techniques; semen cryopreservation; and diagnostic and treatment techniques for broodmare practice. Participating veterinarians may take up to four 2-hour labs.
Continuing Education credits for 13 hours of lecture and up to 8 hours of laboratories will be available.
Online registration is now closed. You may still register on site or by calling 979.845.9102.
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