Reproductive biology 701

Module code RPT 701
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Veterinary Science
Module content

(BVSc graduates only)
Includes the physiology and endocrinology of puberty, the oestrous cycle, pregnancy, parturition, the puerperium, as well as that of the foetus and the neonate. Also included are the physiology and endocrinology of the bull, more specifically that of puberty, spermatogenesis, the scrotum, the accessory sex glands, libido, erection, coitus, sperm and semen. Also included are certain aspects of reproductive biotechnology, namely the biotechnical aspects of collection, examination and freezing of semen and embryos, embryo transfer and in vitro fertilisation.

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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