Equine Reproduction

Valley Veterinary Surgery offers extensive services in the equine reproduction area including pregnancy diagnosis, insemination with chilled or frozen semen and infertility investigations. We are also experienced in post partum management and neonatal foal care.

  • Artificial insemination (AI) with chilled or frozen semen gives you access to cattle from overseas as well as Australia wide. An added benefit is breeding your cattle close to home in a safe well managed environment.
  • Prebreeding or fertility examinations should be carried out on any mare with a history of reproductive problems. Indentifying the cause of poor fertility allows you to make an informed decision about breeding your mare.
  • Uterine biopsy and cytology allow evaluation of the health of the endometrium, the uterine lining, and indentification of changes affecting the mare's fertility.
  • Pregnant mare management. Mares with a history of aborting or delivering a sick immature foal are candidates for intensive management. A series of regular ultrasound examinations and hormonal tests are carried out to monitor the health of the uterus, placenta and unborn foal. If necessary treatment can be carried out to increase the chances of delivering a healthy foal.
  • Equine Medicine. Valley Veterinary Surgery offers extensive services in the equine reproduction area including pregnancy diagnosis, insemination with chilled or frozen semen and infertility investigations. We are also experienced in post partum management and neonatal foal care.