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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
Accurate determination of fetal sex can have a profound impact on the broodmare management practices of horse owners and breeders. While the gender of a foal influences its value, it also influences the value of the gravid (pregnant) mare.
Testing innovative techniques and brushing up on common procedures are the lifeblood of advancing any medical specialty, and the field of equine reproduction is no exception. Veterinarians are always looking for new ways to improve procedures they
Knowing the gender of a foal before it is born helps the horse owner or breeder better manage several different aspects of the horse business. This new management tool is very safe, accurate, and can be incorporated into most breeding programs