Articles posted December 2, 2010

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Broadcasters Added to Turf Writers Group

The National Turf Writers Association has approved changes in the organization's official bylaws to open its membership to professional broadcasters and to rename the association to reflect its broader membership.

Shivers Study: Researchers Looking for Assistance from Owners

Researchers at the University of Minnesota's (UM) College of Veterinary Medicine are conducting vital research on the equine neurologic disorder shivers, and they are seeking horse owners who have animals with shivers to assist them with this effort. This disorder is characterized by excessive hind-limb flexion or extension (commonly seen after a hors...

Cooled Shipped Semen Quality Impacted by Collection Centers

When it comes to the quality of cooled shipped semen for artificial insemination (AI), all semen collection centers are not equal. They're far from it, in fact, according to a new study by Austrian researchers. The huge variation in the quality of the sperm processed by the collection center has an impact on the probability of the broodmare becoming p...

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