Chapter 7. Managing the Newborn Foal and the Lactating Mare

  1. Dr Mina C.G. Davies Morel BSc, PhD

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751176.ch7

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How to Cite

Davies Morel, M. C.G. (ed) (2005) Managing the Newborn Foal and the Lactating Mare, in Breeding Horses, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470751176.ch7

Editor Information

  1. Head of the Equine Group, Institute of Rural Sciences, University of Wales, Aberystwyth

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 25 AUG 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405129664

Online ISBN: 9780470751176

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Keywords:

  • foal;
  • lactating;
  • mare;
  • foal adaptive period;
  • breathing

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Foal Adaptive Period

  • Post-foaling Examination of the Foal

  • Early Foal Management

  • Conditions of the Newborn Foal

  • Management of the Mare

  • Conclusion