Influences of NSAIDs on Dairy Cattle Reproductive Performance – Dr. Amin Ahmadzadeh

April 15, 2021

In this video, Dr. Amin Ahmadzadeh, Professor of Animal & Dairy Science at the University of Idaho explains the influences of non- steroidal anti- inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) on dairy cattle reproductive performance.

What You Will Learn:

  • What prostaglandins are and how they control processes such as, blood flow, the estrous cycle, and induction of labor.  
  • What makes up NSAIDS and their capacity to inhibit the synthesis of prostaglandins. 
  • Factors that influence early embryonic loss such as, the relation to untimely secretion of PGFα and premature luteolysis.

Chapters allow you to navigate through the content with just a few clicks and watch what is most relevant to you if you may not have time for the full video now. Here are the chapters for this session from Dr. Ahmadzadeh:

  1. Outline
  2. Embryonic Loss & Economic Impact
  3. Prostaglandins
  4. NSAIDs and Prostaglandins
  5. Maternal Recognition & Embryonic Loss
  6. Embryo Survival & Pregnancy Maintenance
  7. NSAID After AI and Repro
  8. NSAID and Embryo Transfer
  9. Summary

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Dr. Amin Ahmadzadeh

Professor of Animal & Dairy Science – University of Idaho

Dr. Amin Ahmadzadeh was born and raised on a Dairy Farm in Iran. Dr. Ahmadzadeh received a B.S. from Delaware Valley College, in Pennsylvania, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Virginia Tech. A professor of animal and veterinary science at the University of Idaho since 2000, Dr. Amin Ahmadzadeh’s teaching focuses on advancing a progressive dairy science program for departmental undergraduates. He has developed and taught several courses including the principles and practices of dairy science, dairy cattle management, reproduction and breeding, and a senior capstone course in advanced dairy management. Furthermore, he coaches and trains the intercollegiate dairy management challenge team and periodically teaches the physiology of lactation. Dr. Amin Ahmadzadeh has received the Regional USDA Food and Agriculture Sciences Excellence in Teaching Awards, College of Agriculture and Life Science Outstanding Advising Award, and R.M. Wade Award for Excellence in Teaching, UI Award for Teaching Excellence, and Purina American Dairy Science Association (ADSA), Purina Teaching Award.

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