Module Code Number

VDS 622

Number of ECTS Credits


Hours / Week (T P C)

2 2 3

Module Lecturer

All of teacher at the department

Year / Term


Type of Course

(Compulsory / Elective)


Pre requisites / Recommended


Module Contents

Advantages of synchronization, oestrus synchronization with progesterone and PGF in different species, definition and importance of embryo transfer, preparation of donor and recipient animals, collection, evaluation, freezing and transportation of embryos.

Aims and Objectives of the module

To train expert member and academic personnel who know biotechnological subjects such as oestrus synchronization and embryo transfer, and to contribute to the animal production by transporting these studies.

Method of assessment

Theoretical expression, practical application and private conversation

Teaching Language


Textbook /

Recommended readings

1-Bearden, H. J. and Fuquay, J. W. (1992).  Applied Animal Reproduction, 3rd Ed., Prentice Hall, New Jersey. U.S.A

2-Hafez, E.S.E. (1993). Reproduction in Farm Animals. 6th Ed. Lea and Febiger, Philadelphia.

3-Hunter, R.H.F. (1980). Physiology and Technology of Reproduction in Female Domestic Animals. Academic Press, London.