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IFCE and INRA announced that, for the first time ever in Europe, four foals were successfully born as the result of the transfer of genotyped and cryopreserved embryos.
ThoroughGen, a leading equine genetics research firm, announces the release of its Breeding Cloud test that will change the way breeding pairs are chosen in the Thoroughbred industry.
The recent birth of a Przewalski's horse at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute has given new hope for the future of the rare and endangered species, which at one time was believed to be extinct.
It is widely believed that being born is about the most stressful thing that can happen to anybody.
SWINDON, England, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Trust's MyFarm team at Wimpole Home Farm in Cambridgeshire have been eagerly awaiting the foaling of Queenie, the only Shire Horse mare at Wimpole for weeks now. As over 800 people or groups of people saw, Queenie went into her much anticipated labour.
Foetal loss is a common phenomenon in domestic horses after away-mating.
Like humans, horses are prone to miscarriage.
RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif., March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Sunny" and "Angel" may look like normal foals. But their veterinarian and the care providers at Helen Woodward Animal Center's Equine Hospital know that they're anything but normal.
In Nevada, activists are questioning the rising death toll of a government roundup of wild horses from a range north of Reno.
The Dulmen Pony originated in Germany and is the only native breed that still exists since the extinction of the Senner Pony. The Dulmen breed is believed to have been developed from primitive breeds that date back to around the early 1300s. The first Dulmens were found near the town of Dulmen in the Merfelder Bruch. They lived in wild herds up until the 1800s when their habitat began to be divided. Only one herd, owned by the Duke of Croy, is left to roam the Merfelder Bruch. The wild...
The plains zebra (Equus quagga) is native to Africa, and is the most common zebra found. Its range extends from southern Ethiopia to East Africa, with a southern range including Angola and eastern South Africa. Its other common names include Burchell’s zebra and the common zebra. The plains zebra holds six recognized subspecies including Grant’s zebra and the maneless zebra. The plains zebra and the mountain zebra are classified in the subgenus Hippotigris and appear to be more...
Grevy’s Zebra (Equus grevyi) is the largest wild equid in existence today. It is also known as the imperial zebra. It is the most endangered of all species of zebra. Named after Jules Grevy, this zebra can be found in Ethiopia, but mainly in Kenya. At one time, Grevy’s zebra roamed Eritrea, Somalia, Kenya, and Ethiopia, but its populations have dwindled and now reside in small areas in northern Kenya, and a few small areas in Ethiopia. In 1882, a French naturalist named Émile Oustalet...
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