Author: D. Phillip Sponenberg,Rebecca Bellone

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119130611

Category: Medical

Page: 352

View: 8436

Equine Color Genetics, Fourth Edition presents a detailed examination of the color variation in horses and donkeys and the genetic mechanisms that produce color variations. Thoroughly covers the basic colors in horses, including bay, chestnut, black, and brown Details the genetic basis of the colors built from the basic coat color, including dilutions and white patterning Provides an explanation of genetic mechanisms that determine coat color Presents a thorough revision and update, including new advances in molecular genetics, biochemistry, molecular mechanisms, genetic loci, coat colors before domestication, and more Offers a new introduction describing the principles of genetics and genomics research to help outline how knowledge is discovered and to assist the reader in understanding concepts covered in the book
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Author: Ernest Frank Bailey,Samantha A. Brooks

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 1780643292

Category: Medical

Page: 200

View: 1468

This textbook describes the basic genetics of the horse including coat, color, parentage, medical and population genetics, cytogenetics, performance, breeding systems and genetic conservation.
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Author: Hasan Khatib

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118677404

Category: Science

Page: 336

View: 9147

"Animal genetics is a central topic in upper-level animal science programs. Filling a void in existing literature on animal science, Animal Genetics introduces genetic principles and presents their application in production and companion animals. The book details population and quantitative genetics, epigenetics, biotechnology, and breeding among other topics. Useful in upper-level studies, Animal Genetics is an irreplaceable educational resource"--Provided by publisher.
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Author: Rick Parker

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 111113877X

Category: Science

Page: 608

View: 8670

EQUINE SCIENCE, 4th Edition imparts students with the basic understanding of horses necessary to be successful in equine care and management. Richly illustrated in full color, the book uses a logical, easy-to-follow outline to make both learning and lesson planning simple, while addressing essential topics like care and feeding, training, development and reproduction, illness, inheritance, and the history of horses. Bursting with helpful features, EQUINE SCIENCE, 4th Edition piques student interest with detailed graphics and photos, as well as informational sidebars, website references, and end-of chapter activities that test their knowledge of the material. Future equine professionals will especially appreciate the glossary of terms at the end of the text, as well as the appendix, which includes useful conversion factors and worksheets and provides contact information for professional organizations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Author: Ann T. Bowling

Publisher: C A B International

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 200

View: 488

Textbooks of general genetics rarely mention horses. Horse breeders and those taking courses in equine studies do not find it easy to relate fruit flies, pea plants and mice to practical horse breeding. There is therefore a need for a book which provides an overview of genetic principles using horses as the primary examples. This book aims to fill this gap. The author, who has both practical and academic experience in this subject, has distilled facts and ideas to provide relevant examples in a jargon-free way, while still maintaining scientific rigor. Our knowledge of horse genes lags well behind that of other domestic animals, and the number of well-understood examples is limited. The author thus concentrates on topics such as coat color, where information is well documented, to illustrate general genetic principles. Nevertheless, the book is comprehensive in scope, covering additional topics such as parentage testing, medical genetics and gene mapping. Overall, the book is unique in providing an up-to-date review of current knowledge of horse genetics. It will be invaluable for students of equine studies, animal breeding and veterinary science, as well as for horse breeders, professionals and enthusiastic amateurs working with horses.
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Author: Jeanette Gower

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780864179067

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 128

View: 9814

The first book on color breeding in horses for breeders. Jeanette Gower's twenty-five years of experience as an authority on color genetics, judge and Equine Studies lecturer is apparent in her first-hand knowledge of color patterns, dilution mechanisms, broken colors and modifying patterns. The principles of inheritance of colors in horses are explained simply and practically, so that breeders may be able to make informed decisions. Many techniques are described to illustrate the results of a holistic approach to color breeding, horse care, training and maintenance.
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Author: Danny W. Scott,William H. Miller

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437709214

Category: Medical

Page: 552

View: 8345

Diagnose, treat, and manage equine skin disorders with the most comprehensive reference available! With 900 full-color photos, Equine Dermatology covers skin diseases ranging from those that merely annoy the horse to others that interfere with the horse's ability to function in riding, working, or show. Thorough coverage includes essential basics and practical diagnostic methods, therapies, and specific abnormalities and defects. The book describes the structure and function of the skin, and discusses disorders including bacterial, fungal, parasitic, viral, protozoal, allergic, immune-mediated, endocrine, metabolic, and nutritional diseases. It also covers congenital and hereditary defects, pigmentation abnormalities, keratinization defects, environmental skin diseases, and skin tumors. Written by renowned equine dermatologists Danny Scott and Bill Miller, this all-inclusive resource covers the latest dermatologic topics and the newest therapies. Current, comprehensive coverage includes every known equine dermatosis. An emphasis on differential diagnosis includes key differentials and breed predilections for each disease, especially helpful when you have only a specimen and an incomplete history to work with. A consistent format makes it easy to locate information on each skin disorder, including a clinical description, its cause and pathogenesis, clinical features, clinical management, diagnosis, treatment, and any zoonotic aspects. Expert authors Danny W. Scott, DVM, and William H. Miller, Jr., VMD, offer years of knowledge, experience, and their vast image collections. Diagnostic tables in each chapter provide a quick reference for identifying lesions and disorders. An extensive list of references at the end of each chapter includes recommendations for further reading. New coverage of dermatologic conditions includes the latest topics and emerging disorders such as chronic progressive lymphedema, herpesvirus-2-associated dermatitis, salmonella-associated dermatoses, and nodular auricular chondropathy. Updated Diagnostic Methods chapter covers multiple methods of developing a differential diagnosis list based on breed, lesion type, patterns, and location. A focus on common clinical problems highlights the conditions most likely to be seen in practice. Almost 1,000 full-color photos of skin disorders make it easy to distinguish clinical characteristics and variations of normal and abnormal for accurate diagnosis and therapy.
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Breeding, Care, Facilities

Author: Heather Smith Thomas

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603426876

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 515

View: 7435

Raising horses successfully requires good preparation, hard work, and a sincere interest in your animals’ well-being. With in-depth information on all aspects of horsekeeping, including grooming, foaling, housing, diet, exercise, and medical care, this comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know to raise healthy and happy horses.
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Author: Jeanette Gower

Publisher: Echo Point Books & Media

ISBN: 9781635617375

Category: Nature

Page: 148

View: 2904

Few people are more concerned with pedigree than racehorse breeders. But many breeders leave coat color and markings to chance because working out the probabilities seems daunting and complex. Jeanette Gower is here to help. In this clear and practical guide, she lays out the principles of color inheritance so that breeders and riders can finally understand them. With plenty of color photos, detailed diagrams, and charts describing inheritance patterns, Horse Color Explained offers carefully researched information on:·Rare colors·White markings·Patterns·Coat-color changes·Paint-Horse genetics·Mating outcomes·and responsible breeding practices.Whether you¿re a breeder, rider, or just a horse lover, Horse Color Explained offers expertise that is sure to enrich your appreciation of the art of racehorse breeding. Jeanette Gower, an authority on color genetics, has more than 25 years of practical experience; she is also a respected judge and equine studies lecturer.
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Author: Dan Phillip Sponenberg

Publisher: Texas A & M University Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 124

View: 839

This fascinating book provides a single, comprehensive and standardized system to describe and classify, for the first time, all colors and patterns of the world's horses. Some 187 full-color photos illustrate every color and pattern, even the extremely rare ones. The authors discuss the scientific evidence available for linking colors and patterns to other traits such as long and short distance speed, athletic ability, hardiness, endurance and fertility.
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Author: Samantha Johnson

Publisher: Voyageur Press

ISBN: 1616732172

Category: Nature

Page: 144

View: 9941

Thinking of acquiring a horse? Studying equine breeds and traits? Or simply curious about the magnificent creatures? This book, with profiles of one hundred horse, pony, and draft breeds, is the most comprehensive field guide to horses ever published. Illustrated throughout with fine color photographs, the profiles detail the characteristics and unique aspects of each breed; they also include brief histories and explain distinctions of equine color genetics, markings and patterns, and conformation. Complete, concise, and compact, this field guide is as handy as it is informative--the perfect companion for anyone considering horses.
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Author: Bhanu P. Chowdhary

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118522125

Category: Science

Page: 336

View: 4803

Analysis of the equine genome began just over a decade ago,culminating in the recent complete sequencing of the horsegenome. The availability of the equine whole genome sequencerepresents the successful completion of an important era of equinegenome analysis, and the beginning of a new era where thesequence information will catalyze the development of new tools andresources that will permit study of a range of traits that areeconomically important and are significant to equine health andwelfare. Equine Genomics provides a timely comprehensive overview ofequine genomic research. Chapters detail key accomplishments andthe current state of research, as well as looking forward topossible applications of genomic technologies to horse breeding,health, and welfare. Equine Genomics delivers a globaloverview of the topic and is seamlessly edited by a leading equinegenomics researcher. Equine Genomics is an indispensible source ofinformation for anyone with an interest in this increasinglyimportant field of study, including equine genomic researchers,clinicians, animal science professionals and equine fieldveterinarians.
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Author: Brian Gilger

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437708447

Category: Medical

Page: 536

View: 9463

With contributions from 18 of the world's leading equine experts, Equine Ophthalmology provides the comprehensive and authoritative coverage you need to diagnose, manage, and operate on ocular disorders in horses. Detailed illustrations facilitate the accurate identification of a wide range of ocular diseases, while up-to-date and easily accessible clinical information helps you decide on the best course of treatment. As the only comprehensive textbook on equine ophthalmology, this reference provides the information you need to treat and manage equine ocular disease. Seventeen expert contributors share their extensive insight while providing the most authoritative and current information available. An extensive collection of high-quality images helps you to identify and treat painful ocular diseases in horses. Coverage of the financial impact of ocular disease on the equine industry provides a larger perspective on the importance of effective treatment. Greater clinical detail concerning treatment, diagnosis, and procedures offers practical information for the general equine practitioner and an up-to-date resource for specialists. Expert coverage of recent and far-reaching advances in equine ophthalmology includes an expanded section on genetics. A NEW chapter on Ophthalmologic Treatment in the Field, written by expert Ann Dwyer, offers an essential overview of ocular problems that require immediate attention. NEW "how to" sections provide succinct directions on specific procedures for readers who are not well versed in surgery. A detailed chapter outline starts each chapter and provides a quick overview of the chapter contents.
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