How Long is a Foal's Digestive System a Blank Slate?

February, 2024 \ by Casie Bazay

Published: March 2022 | Updated: February 2024 As many of us know by now, immune health is closely tied to the microbial population within the gut. This is true for...

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How IgY Antibodies Provide Protection for Equine Rotavirus

January, 2024 \ by Casie Bazay

Published: February 2023 | Updated: January 2024 Diarrhea is one of the leading contributors of neonatal death in both humans and animals. Of the many pathogens that can cause diarrhea,...

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How to Reduce the Post-Weaning Stress Response in Foals

May, 2023 \ by Casie Bazay

There’s no doubt about it – weaning is a stressful time for foals. In fact, new research shows that weaning is one of the most stressful periods in a horse’s...

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The best management practices for weaning foals

March, 2023 \ by Casie Bazay

Published: July 2021 | Updated: March 2023 Weaning is the process of taking a foal away from its mother and transitioning its core nutrient source from milk over to concentrated...

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Failure of Passive Transfer in Foals

January, 2023 \ by Emily Dickson

Published: July 2020 | Updated: January 2023 Given world events the last few years, most of us are very familiar with using the word antibody, but do we know exactly...

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Set Up the Newborn Foal’s Immune System for Success

January, 2023 \ by Amanda Bradbery, Ph.D. Collaborator

Published: June 2020 | Updated: January 2023 Key Takeaways: Researchers have discovered that the mare passes her microbiome on to her foal, just like a woman passes it on to...

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