Course Code: VET412

Course Title : Veterinary Obstetrics and Gynaecology 

Weekly Teaching Hours: (2, 2)

Course Description : In this course, the principles and practice of veterinary obstetrics, gynaecology, and andrology and neonatal medicine in animal species are taught. The course will build on basic reproduction and teach applied concepts used in veterinary practice. Students will learn breeding management of the male and female, pregnancy diagnosis in all species, care of pregnant animals as well as management of parturition and dystocia, and aspects of neonatal medicine. Students will also learn how to diagnose sub-fertility in male and female animal species. Advanced reproductive techniques such as preservation of semen, IVF, synchronization, embryo transfer and stem cell technologies will also be introduced.

Recommended Textbook(s) and Supplementary Books:

  • Applied Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics by Kumar. 2015
  • Veterinary Reproduction and obstetrics by Noakes ( Editor), Parkinson ( Editor) and England ( Editor) 9th. Ed. 2009

Course Assessment:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

Attendance 95% compulsory.