Foal Health

Health Zone reports tagged "Foal Health"

July 16, 2016 - Foal Health: Ulcers in Young Horses

  • September 07, 2016
  • File Size 2.9MB

Equine ulcers were first recognized in horses more than 30 years ago. by Heather Smith Thomas Unbuffered acid, or acid exposure of non-glandular regions of the stomach not normally pro- tected by mucus... Download

February 27, 2016 - Foal Care

  • March 10, 2016
  • File Size 389.3kB

Care of Newborn Foals in Bad Weather by Heather Smith Thomas The first hours of life are critical for the foal’s survival and future health. Usually a healthy newborn has no problems, but sometimes severe... Download

November 7, 2015 - Foal Health

  • December 29, 2015
  • File Size 2.2MB

Feeding Weanlings; Examining the growth rate of foals by Heather Smith Thomas The goal of breeding racehorses is to raise and develop young athletes to reach their best athletic potential. After weaning... Download

February 15, 2014 - Foal Health: Foal Eyes

  • February 25, 2014
  • File Size 1.8MB

by Dr. Nancy Loving The newborn foal opens his eyes for the first time, and those soft, expressive orbs framed by tiny eyelashes begin to take in his surroundings. This brand-new set of eyes has never... Download

January 25, 2014 - Foal Health: Seeing Double

  • February 04, 2014
  • File Size 970.4kB

Twins a dangerous proposition for broodmares by Heather Smith Thomas Twins are a novelty, especially the equine variety, and while we’ve all heard heartwarming stories about special cases in which both... Download

February 16, 2013 - Foal Health - Foal Pneumonia

  • February 12, 2013
  • File Size 2.1MB

Two important bacteria cause lung infections in foals; here’s how the body and your veterinarian battle these sometimes deadly pathogens by Dr. Stacey Oke Like soldiers guarding treasure, breeders go to... Download

December 11, 2010 - The Healthy Foal

  • December 07, 2010
  • File Size 4.2MB

Trade Zone: The Healthy Foal Your broodmare is in her final months of gestation and is approaching her term. After a year of planning and preparation, you, as her owner, must be ready for what follows... Download

January 9th, 2010 - Foal Health

  • January 06, 2010
  • File Size 1.6MB

Trade Zone: Foal Health - Click Here to Download PDF The New Year always brings hope and high expectations, especially for breeders who wait 11 long months for their mares to birth the next generation... Download

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