foal care

Health Zone reports tagged "foal care"

March 17, 2018 - Growth Rate in Foals

  • March 28, 2018
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Growth Rate in Foals by Heather Smith Thomas FOALS GROW FASTEST during the first months of life. Genetics, feed, and environment all play roles in growth and skeletal development. Brian Nielsen, PhD (Professor... Download

February 24, 2018 - Diarrhea in Young Foals

  • March 08, 2018
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Diarrhea in Young Foals by Heather Smith Thomas INTESTINAL INFECTIONS CAN BE DEADLY for young foals, especially in the first days and weeks of life. A clean environment, good care and monitoring, and being... Download

November 11, 2017 - Correcting Crooked Legs in Foals

  • November 16, 2017
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Correcting Crooked Legs in Foals by Heather Smith Thomas MANY FOALS ARE BORN with some degree of angular limb deformity. Most common are knees too close together (carpal valgus), with fetlock joints wide... Download

February 27, 2016 - Foal Care

  • March 10, 2016
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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

January 24, 2015 - Young Horse Health Threats

  • February 03, 2015
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Protect your foal from these three important causes of young horse illness by Dr. Stacey Oke Foals can stand within a mere 120 minutes of birth. They're unsteady, ungraceful, and uncoordinated, getting... Download

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