Foal News June 08 2013

A selection of foal-related articles from the Equine Science Update archives

Interesting articles include: -

- Early handling influences foal behaviour

- Foal behaviour in winter

- Conformation and breeding

- Acetylcysteine enemas for meconium impaction

- Blood tests for gastric ulcers

- New formula for measuring foals' weight

- Probiotics and foal diarrhoea


In addition, you may be interested in a study by Dr C E Foote from Equine Consulting Services who created a research paper focusing on 'Does the age of the broodmare affect the birth weight and growth rate of foals'