The Orphan Foal - How to Achieve a Positive Outcome

March 05, 2017

Posted by SBS in Mare Management

Managing and Feeding the Orphaned Foal - Shep Laying Down What will you do in the event you are left to manage an orphaned foal? No one wants to think about such a scenario but it's best to consider all possible outcomes so you are prepared if the unthinkable happens.  This includes knowing how to provide the orphaned foal with colostrum, locate a nurse mare, etc. 

Our library of news and blog articles can be a great resource for the new or experienced breeder, whether you have one mare or stallion, or manage the operation of a large breeding farm. Here we will review articles which encompass the subject of how to deal with an orphaned foal. For additional information on the topics of pregnant mares as well as the foaling process visit Preparing for Foaling Season.


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