Twin pregnancies following transfer of single embryos in three mares: A case report Academic Article uri icon


  • Spontaneous development of identical or monozygotic twins is a rare event in the horse. Monozygotic twins develop after division of a single embryo. This report documents three cases in which twin embryos developed following surgical transfer of a single morula stage embryo into the uterus of a synchronized recipient mare.

published proceedings

  • Journal of Equine Veterinary Science

author list (cited authors)

  • McCue, P. M., Thayer, J., Squires, E. L., Brinsko, S. P., & Vanderwall, D. K.

citation count

  • 17

complete list of authors

  • McCue, Patrick M||Thayer, Jill||Squires, Edward L||Brinsko, Steven P||Vanderwall, Dirk K

publication date

  • December 1998