Reproductive physiology of animals 702

Module code RPT 702
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Veterinary Science
Module content

Students will gain advanced theoretical knowledge of general reproductive endocrinology and physiology of animals. It includes detailed knowledge and application of the structures of different hormone groups, forms of storage, transportation, methods of action and secretion control mechanisms: hormonal control of female reproductive cycles; fertilisation, sexing, gestation, pathogenesis of teratogenic deviations and partus, the puerperal period and re-implantation; male reproductive endocrinology and physiology; examining of fresh and frozen semen, including advanced methods; the use of hormone profiles to monitor gestation and cycles, and artificial breeding.

Module credits 30.00
NQF Level 08
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Production Animal Studies
Period of presentation Year

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