Reproduction in Livestock

Edited by : Susana Astiz Blanco, Antonio Gonzalez Buines

Department of Animal Reproduction, INIA, Avda Pta. de Hierro s/n, Spain

Pregnancy Recognition Signaling, Fetal-Placental Development and Prenatal Fetal Programming

Fuller W. Bazer, Texas A&M University1, Texas 77843-2471 USA and WCU Biomodulation Major, Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, Seoul National University, Korea

Greg A. Johnson, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843-2471, USA

Gwonhwa Song, WCU Biomodulation Major, Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, Seoul National University, 599 Gwanak-ro, Gwanak-gu, Seoul 151-921, Korea

Guoyao Wu, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843-2471, USA

Reproductive Physiology-Endocrinology

Víctor H. Parraguez, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences and Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Chile

Marcelo Ratto, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, Austral University of Chile.

Oscar Peralta, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, University of Chile.

Seasonal and Social Factors Affecting Reproduction

Rodolfo Ungerfeld, Departamento de Fisiología, Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay

Alejandro Bielli, Departamento de Morfología y Desarrollo, Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay

Interface Between Nutrition And Reproduction: The Very Basis Of Production

C. A. Meza-Herrera, Universidad Autónoma Chapingo, Unidad Regional Universitaria de Zonas Áridas,Bermejillo, Durango, México, 35230

M. Tena-Sempere, Universidad de Córdoba, Instituto Maimonides de Investigaciones Biomédicas (IMIBIC) & CIBER Fisiopatologia de la Obestidad y Nutrición, Córdoba, España, 14004

Female Factors Affecting Embryo Viability. Embryo Cryopreservation

Carmen Díez, José Néstor Caamaño, Beatriz Trigal, Marta Muñoz and Enrique Gómez, Área de Genética y Reproducción Animal. Centro de Biotecnología Animal – SERIDA - Camino de Rioseco 1225, Spain.

Livestock Semen Biotechnology and Management

Heriberto Rodriguez-Martinez, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linköping University, SE-581 85 Linköping, Sweden

Embryo Production

Fiammetta Berlinguer, Department of Animal Biology, University of Sassari, Via Vienna 2, 07100 Sassari, Italy

Reproductive Management in Cattle and Sheep

Marcos G. Colazo and John P. Kastelic, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

Pharmacological Management of the Ovarian Function

Alejo Menchaca, Fundación IRAUy, Instituto Reproducción Animal Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay.

Gabriel A. Bó, Instituto de Reproducción Animal Córdoba (IRAC), Córdoba, Argentina.

Vaginal Surgery in the Cow

Laura Elvira-Partida, TRIALVET S.L., C/ Encina, 22, 28721 Cabanillas de la Sierra, Madrid, Spain

Susana Astiz, Department of Animal Reproduction, INIA, Avda Pta. de Hierro s/n, 28040 Madrid, Spain

Natividad Perez-Villalobos, TRIALVET S.L., C/ Encina, 22, 28721 Cabanillas de la Sierra, Madrid, Spain

Juan Vicente Gonzalez-Martin, TRIALVET S.L., C/ Encina, 22, 28721 Cabanillas de la Sierra, Madrid, Spain and Prof. Department of Animal Medicine and Surgery, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), Avda Pta. de Hierro s/n, 28040 Madrid, Spain

Genetic basis and improvement of reproductive traits

Cristina Óvilo and Carmen Rodríguez Valdovinos, Departamento de Mejora Genética Animal. INIA, Madrid, Spain