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2022-2023 University Catalog 
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VCS 81410 - Comparative Theriogenology

Credit Hours: 2.00.  This course develops a broad clinical knowledge of common reproductive management strategies and clinical conditions associated with reproduction in the major domestic species. It provides information and strategies for the conduct of breeding soundness examinations and infertility work-ups in the male; estrous cycle characteristics, diagnostics and control in females; breeding management strategies, pregnancy diagnosis, and management of gestation; investigation and control strategies for pregnancy loss; management of parturition and treatment of dystocia; normal post-partum changes and diseases of the peri-partum period and the pathophysiology and treatment of uterine infections. Material will be presented in both comparative and species-specific manner. Students should review reproductive anatomy and physiology notes in preparation for this course. Typically offered Fall Summer.Credits: 2.00