News & Articles — newborn foal

Failure of Passive Transfer in Foals

July, 2020 \ by Emily Dickson Collaborator

The word antibody is being thrown around alot these days (#COVID19), and while we are all familiar with using the word, I’m not sure we always know exactly what an...

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Set Up the Newborn Foal’s Immune System for Success

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

Take-Homes: Researchers have discovered that the mare passes her microbiome on to her foal, just like a woman passes it on to her baby. Harmful microbes, or pathogens, are lurking...

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My Mare’s About to Foal....Now What?

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

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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