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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Broodmare Preparation: 5-6 Days Out

February, 2022 \ by Casie Bazay

Is your mare due to foal soon??   You being the diligent owner are no doubt preparing as much as possible...    After all, who wants to put in as...

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Top 10 Practical Essentials Missing from your Foaling Kit

February, 2021 \ by Emily Dickson Collaborator

The long awaited baby foal is about to enter the world and you’re doing everything you can to get prepared. You’ve prepped a perfect foaling stall, you’re watching mama like...

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My Mare’s About to Foal....Now What?

January, 2021 \ by Amanda Bradbery, Ph.D.

Key Takeaways:  Prepare your mares so colostrum will equip newborn foals with disease-fighting antibodies. Use your foal watch resources wisely: Use FullBucket Foal Indicator strips and then look for additional...

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Setting The Stage For Foal Health

March, 2020 \ by Amanda Bradbery, Ph.D. Collaborator

Key Takeaways You’ll Get Passive transfer of antibodies from the mare to the newborn foal sets the stage for your horse's immune system to develop. The stresses a mare encounters,...

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