McCue, Squires Publish Equine Embryo Transfer Manual

The manual is based on basic science, research, and clinical experience from a commercial embryo transfer program.

Patrick McCue, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACT, a professor at Colorado State University (CSU), and Edward Squires, MS, PhD, Dipl. ACT (Hon.), a professor at the University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Center, recently teamed up to publish a manual titled Equine Embryo Transfer.

Targeted toward veterinary practitioners and students, the manual is based on a combination of basic science, applied research, and clinical experience gained from the commercial equine embryo transfer program at CSU and other programs around the world.

In the preface, McCue and Squires write, “It is our hope that experienced practitioners will find useful tips in this manual to enhance embryo collection success or post-transfer pregnancy rates. New graduates and current students may utilize the manual to gain a basic understanding of reproductive principles as well as clinical techniques.”

Chapter topics include everything from a brief history to future directions of equine embryo transfer. The manual contains all the information needed to set up and succeed in an equine embryo transfer program. The manual’s format and size allows the technician or veterinarian to have it in the clinic or laboratory as a readily available reference

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