Do Equine Metabolic Diseases Affect Reproduction?
Having trouble getting your mare pregnant? It might be time to take a good look at her weight and metabolic condition. Some veterinarians now believe that metabolic diseases likely have a negative impact on equine reproduction.
At the 2013 Society for Theriogenology Conference, held Aug 7-10 in Louisville, Ky., Peter Morresey, BVSc, MACVSc, Dipl. ACT, ACVIM, presented a lecture on what we know about metabolic diseases and equine reproduction.
Knowledge from Other Species
At the moment, much of what veterinarians know about reproduction-related metabolic disorders in horses comes from human medicine and research in other species, Morresey explained. He touched on research
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