Reproductive nursing 120

Module code GSV 120
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Veterinary Science
Module content

Fundamental reproductive physiology and endocrinology of the male and female domestic animals. The oestrous cycle, monitoring thereof and principles of oestrus control. Artificial insemination of the cow, ewe and bitch. Physiology and endocrinology of pregnancy, pregnancy diagnosis and care of the pre- and post-partum animal and neonate. Normal parturition and care of the animal during parturition and puerperium. Basic obstetrics and reproductive emergencies. Basic principles of collection, examination and storage of semen. Infertility of female and male animals.


Module credits 5.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 2 lectures per week, 10 Clinical periods
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Production Animal Studies
Period of presentation Semester 2

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