The current status of equine embryo transfer.

  title={The current status of equine embryo transfer.},
  author={Edward L. Squires and Patrick M. McCue and Dana E Vanderwall},
  volume={51 1},
The use of embryo transfer in the horse has increased steadily over the past two decades. However, several unique biological features as well as technical problems have limited its widespread use in the horse as compared with that in the cattle industry. Factors that affect embryo recovery include the day of recovery, number of ovulations, age of the donor and the quality of sire's semen. Generally, embryo recoveries are performed 7 or 8 d after ovulation unless the embryos are to be frozen, in… CONTINUE READING