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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Your Mare's Gut Health Impacts Colostrum Quality for Foals

December, 2022 \ by Casie Bazay Collaborator

Published: July 2020 | Updated: December 2022 The healthier the mare, the healthier the foal; this statement certainly checks out since foals receive their nutrition from the dam. And it...

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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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Newborn Foals: When Something’s Not Right

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

Key Takeaways: The first things a healthy foal should do are stand and nurse. Foals are particularly at risk of developing diarrhea within the first week or two of life,...

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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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