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Foaling Vaccination Schedule

Posted on 31 July 2013 | 12:12 pm

Now that long awaited foals are on the ground and learning to run, buck, and play, it is time to consider measures that you as an owner can take to help them have a long happy life.  One of these preventative health measures is vaccination against diseases that can have devastating effects on the horse […]...  more»

Placenta Evaluation

Posted on 13 April 2012 | 12:32 pm

By Patrick M. McCue, DVM, PhD, Diplomate American College of Theriogenologists The placenta is the connection between the developing fetus and the mare and provides the means for obtaining nutrition and for gas exchange.  Examination of the placenta can offer valuable insight into the health of the newborn foal. Consequently, it is recommended that owners, farm […]...  more»

Banking Colostrum

Posted on 13 April 2012 | 11:59 am

Colostrum Bank By Patrick M. McCue, DVM, PhD, Diplomate American College of Theriogenologists An owner or farm manager generally does not know in advance which foal will need supplemental colostrum. An on-site supply of frozen colostrum can be critical for the health of a valuable neonate. The best colostrum donors are mares that have had […]...  more»