UF Large Animal Reproduction
UF Large Animal Reproduction
 
From high-risk pregnancies to embryo transfer and semen freezing, UF is available 24/7 for all your equine reproduction needs.
 
Call us at 352-392-2229 to set up an appointment or visit our Large Animal Reproduction website for more information. We are also available for on-farm specialty reproductive examinations.

We are here to help. Just give us a call! 


 

During pregnancy

  • Abnormal vulvar discharge
  • Early udder development ("bagging up")
    • Before 300 days gestation
  • Colic
  • Depression
  • Not passing manure

 Post-foaling

  • Foul smelling vulvar discharge 
  • Retained placenta beyond three hours of foaling 
  • Trauma to perineal area
  • Not eating
  • Depressed
  • Not passing manure  
  • Dry manure  
  • Fever
  • Colic 

UF Large Animal Reproduction
services for mares


Basic Services
  • Breeding management using fresh, cooled or frozen semen
  • Pregnancy diagnosis 
  • Twin pregnancy management
  • Infertility evaluation and treatment
  • Evaluation of endometrial biopsies
  • Diagnosis and removal of ovarian and uterine tumors
  • Management of retained placentas and other peripartum conditions
  • Live-cover breeding management
  • Venereal disease testing

Advanced Services

 



UF Large Animal Reproduction


UF Large Animal Reproduction
services for stallions


Basic Services
  • Fertility evaluation
  • Semen collection and evaluation, including cooling trial in multiple semen extenders and sperm morphology
  • Semen collection for shipment
  • Stallion training for semen collection
  • Semen freezing
  • Frozen semen storage and management
  • Ultrasonographic evaluation of the male genitalia 

Advanced Services

  • Advanced stallion evaluation 
    • Evaluation of the male genitalia 
    • Advanced semen analysis 
    • Reproductive behavior evaluation 
  • Management of ejaculatory failure
  • Ultrasonographic evaluation of the internal reproductive tract
  • Endoscopic evaluation of the internal tract (urethroscopy)
  • Testicular biopsy 

UF Large Animal Reproduction faculty & staff

 
UF Large Animal Reproduction Service

 From Left: Technician Liane Dillon, Dr. Audrey Kelleman, Dr. Erin Runcan, Dr. Margo Macpherson, Dr. Malgorzata Pozor, Biological Scientist 

Susanne Benson

 


 

Dr. Margo Macpherson is the UF Large Animal Reproduction service chief and is an associate professor. She is a diplomate and past president of the American College of Theriogenologists. Her primary interests are conditions that affect pregnancy including twin pregnancy and placentitis. Recent work from her laboratory has focused on effective treatments for bacterial placentitis.

Dr. Malgorzata Pozor is a diplomate of the ACT and clinician of the Large Animal Reproduction service. Her clinical interests include reproductive behavior and endocrinology, veterinary andrology and new modalities of imaging in diagnosis of reproductive disorders.

Dr. Audrey Kelleman is a clinician of the Large Animal Reproduction service and a diplomate of the ACT. Her clinical interests are general clinical reproduction, equine embryo transfer, semen freezing and specialty semen processing. Dr. Kelleman is available for on-farm consultations for specialty reproductive examinations and procedures.

Dr. Erin Runcan is the Large Animal Reproduction Resident. Her research interests include equine and canine reproduction, infertility, reproductive emergencies and ultrasonography.
 
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April 28, 2012

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Gainesville, FL 32610
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UF Large Animal Reproduction Specialty Services

 

Dr. Macpherson highlights the UF Large Animal Hospital specialties at the 2011 AAEP 

 

Evaluation & breeding management of the problem mare

 

Management of high-risk pregnancies

 

Advanced stallion evaluation    

 



Equine Reproduction Articles

 

Study: Pentoxifylline's Effect on Semen Quantity and Quality by Dr. Malgorzata Pozor 

 

Ask the Vet: Equine Reproduction  

   

 

Pregnant Mares

  

When is it OK to start riding my mare after foaling?

 

Equine Reproduction: From Conception to Birth 

 

For more articles, visit  

UF Veterinary Extension 



Helpful Links for Veterinarians

 

UF Large Animal Reproduction Services

 

UF Food Animal Reproduction and Medicine Service (FARMS) 

 

Society for Theriogenology

 

American College of Theriogenologists

 

American Association of Equine Practitioners  

 


UF Dr. Erin Runcan with client and goat


UF Large Animal Hospital News

 

UF Large Animal Reproduction Service Chief Begins AAEP Board Service 

 

Osteoarthritis gene therapy being developed at UF could help both people, animals  

 

UF veterinarians hope new gene chip will help detect, treat West Nile virus in horses and humans  

 

Stallion treated at UF becomes Breyer Horse model 

 





Non-Equine Large Animal Reproductive Care

We offer basic and specialty services to non-equine patients too!

Contact Dr. Audrey Kelleman at akelleman@ufl.edu or 352-392-2229 to discuss our llama, alpaca, goat, sheep and other large animal reproductive services. 

     



UF Large Animal Reproduction Forms

 

UF Large Animal Reproduction frozen semen transfer authorization form

 

 UF Large Animal Reproduction dry shipper rental form 

     


UF Dr. Macpherson and Dr. Pozor

"I have a 20 year history with UF
treating my horses. Always positive,
always excellent care and treatment."

- April 2011   

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