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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
VST616 Fertility And Artificial Insemination in Horse 927001 1 1 6
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
In this course, it is aimed teach knowledge of reproduction and detection artificial insemination ability in horses.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Muzaffer ÇELEBİ, Doç. Dr. Mesut ÇEVİK, Doç. Dr. Murat SELÇUK, Yrd. Doç. Dr. Eser AKAL
Learning Outcomes
  1. To gain the knowledge and practise of master of degree
  2. Advance Andrology, Reproduction and Artifical Insemination knowledge
  3. To gain the knowledge of reproduction in horses
  4. To gain the knowledge and practise of artificial insemination in mares
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
- Hafez E.S.E.: Reproduction in Farm Animals.Fifth Edition, Philedelphia,1987.
- Alaçam E.: Evcil Hayvanlarda Reprodüksiyon,Suni Tohumlama, Doğum ve İnfertilite. First Edition,Konya,1984.
- Busch W, Löhle K, Peter W: Künstliche Besamung bei Nutztieren. Second Edition, Stuttgart, 1991.
- Youngquist R.S., Threlfall W.R.: Current Therapy in Large Animal Theriogenology. Second Edition, Philedelphia,2007.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Oestruos, ovulation, collection semen and artificial insemination in mares.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Anatomy and physical examination of stallion Stallion genital tract evaluation
2.Reproductive endocrinology of the stallion Stallion breeding soundness evaluation
3.Equine Sexual behavior Stallion semen collection
4.Semen collection Stallion semen evaluation
5.Semen evaluation Semen extender preparation
6.Semen freezing Stallion semen dilution and freezing
7.Midterm exam
8.Artificial insemination Semen thawing for breeding
9.Diseases transmission through semen Mare preparation for breeding
10.Anatomy and physical examination of the mare genital tract Mare artificial insemination with frozen semen
11.Reproductive endocrinology of the mare Mare artificial insemination with chilled fresh semen
12.Estrous synchronization Stallion preparation to naturally breading
13.Stallion infertility Mare genital tract evaluation Estrus sycronisation
14.Mare infertility Mare estrus and ovulation time monitoring
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination133
Final Examination133
Attending Lectures12224
Self Study1010100