Module Code Number

VDJ 624

Number of ECTS Credits


Hours / Week (T P C)

3 0 3

Module Lecturer

Academic staff of department

Year / Term


Type of Course

(Compulsory / Elective)


Pre requisites / Recommended


Module Contents

Physiology of prenatal, blastogenesis, embryogenesis, fetal stage, placenta, physiology of maternal in pregnancy, diagnosis of pregnancy, pregnancy pathology (changes of placenta and foetal fluids, development malformation, foetal death, pregnancy-related maternal disorders), abortus, prolapse of the vagina, changes of uterine position.

Aims and Objectives of the module

This subjectís objective is to provide basic knowledge required by students, which will allow them to deal with problems and period of gestation that may come across in their professions.

Method of assessment

Theoretical, slide and powerpoint presentation

Teaching Language


Textbook /

Recommended readings

1. Equine Reproduction. Eds. Mckinnon AO, Voss JL

2. Canine and Feline Endocrinology and Reproduction. Feldman EC, Nelson RW

3. Reproduction in Mammals. Eds. Austin CR, Short FRS

3. Canine and Feline Theriogenology. Eds. Johnston SD, Kustritz MVR, Olson PNS

4. Veterinary Reproduction and Obstetrics. Arthur GH, Noakes DE, Pearson H, Parkinson TJ