Embryo Transfer

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Approach to Assisted Equine Reproduction

Rob Foss, DVM, of Equine Medical Services in Columbia, Mo., discusses equine reproductive technology, including oocyte transfer, embryo cryoperservation, in-vitro oocyte maturation, in-vitro fertilization, intracytoplasmic sperm injection, and more.

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Hormones and Mare Conception Rates

Treatment with equine follicle-stimulating hormone (eFSH) does not increase healthy mares’ conception rates, researchers recently reported.

The hormone eFSH is used to stimulate donor mares’ ovaries to increase the number of

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Embryo Transfer Pioneer Dr. John Hurtgen Dies

John P. Hurtgen, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACT, the father of modern embryo transfer, died early this morning while helping a mare to foal at his Nandi Farm in Pennsylvania.

Hurtgen, 62, is reported to have collapsed while assisting the foalin

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Equine Reproduction Advances Discussed at AAEP

What was the hottest news in equine veterinary medicine in 2009? During the popular Kester News Hour session at the annual American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Convention, three top veterinarians (who focus on equine reproduction, inte

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First Biopsied Vitrified Embryo Foal Born

The world’s first foal from a biopsied and vitrified embryo transferred into a surrogate mare was born Jan. 27, 2010, at Minitube International Center for Biotechnology in Mount Horeb, Wisc. The procedure used to create the filly provides ho

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DNA Testing for Twins (AAEP 2008)

Tissues from both the recipient and donor mare, as well as from the two stillborn foals, were submitted for microsatellite analysis. The analysis verified that the foals had identical genotypes and resulted from the transferred embryo.

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Embryo Transfer an Involved but Viable Breeding Option

Horse owners with a mare that can’t carry a foal to term need not give up on the idea of getting a foal from her. One potential solution is embryo transfer (ET), a technique that involves taking a fertilized egg from the desired mare and

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