February 25, 2017 - Foal Health: Dealing with Premature Foals

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Dealing with Premature Foals

by Heather Smith Thomas

OCCASIONALLY A MARE WILL FOAL too early, and the foal arrives prematurely.  Foals born at less than 320 days’ gestation are considered premature, and chances for survival decrease considerably if a foal comes earlier than 300 days. These foals are not ready for life outside the uterus and might need intensive care to survive.

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