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The Mares Reproductive Cycle

EquiMed Staff

The Mares Reproductive Cycle

by EquiMed Staff

May 6, 2017 14:26

A mare's natural reproductive cycle is explained in this article with references to the basic timing of the estrous cycle. Techniques of cycle manipulation also …

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Parturition: The Birth of the Foal

EquiMed Staff

Parturition: The Birth of the Foal

by EquiMed Staff

May 7, 2017 13:51

Excitement is growing as your pregnant mare approaches her due date. While most equine births are uneventful, mare owner should prepare for some common post- …

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Equine Abortions

Flossie Sellers

Equine Abortions

by Flossie Sellers

May 7, 2017 14:16

Your bred mare has about an 80% chance of delivering a live foal. Learn about the causes of equine abortion and 6 things you can do to reduce the chances of …

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What it Costs to Breed a Horse

Mark Sellers

What it Costs to Breed a Horse

by Mark Sellers

May 8, 2017 10:54

Deciding to breed your mare is an exciting proposition. Before starting, here are some facts that you should know. Knowing the costs upfront help you make the …

Reproductive Care Tip

The generation interval (average time between generations) of horses is 9-11 years. A master breeder needs multiple generations to create a pool of stock that reliably exhibits a particular characteristic.

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Facts about Patent Urachus in Foals

EquiMed Staff

Facts about Patent Urachus in Foals

by EquiMed Staff

May 8, 2017 11:03

The condition known as patent urachus is a leakage in the area of a new foal's umbilicus and when the urachus does not seal off properly within a few days of …

re·pro·duc·tive care
/ˌrēprəˈdəktiv ker/
noun
  1. the provision of what is necessary for the health, welfare, maintenance, and protection relating to or effecting reproduction.

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