Use of oocyte transfer in a commercial breeding program for mares with reproductive abnormalities.

@article{Carnevale2001UseOO,
  title={Use of oocyte transfer in a commercial breeding program for mares with reproductive abnormalities.},
  author={Elaine M. Carnevale and Edward L. Squires and Lisa J Maclellan and Marco Ant{\^o}nio Bayout Alvarenga and Thomas J. Scott},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={2001},
  volume={218 1},
  pages={87-91, 37}
}
In some mares with lesions of the reproductive tract, embryo collection and survival rates are low, or collection of embryos is not feasible. For these mares, oocyte transfer has been proposed as a method to induce pregnancies. In this report, a method for oocyte transfer in mares and results of oocyte transfer performed over 2 breeding seasons, using mares with long histories of subfertility and various reproductive lesions, are described. Human chorionic gonadotropin or an implant containing… CONTINUE READING