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Reproduction

Stallion in Paddock
January 27, 2021

Stallion Health and Season Affect Semen, Breeding Success

Some stallions have normal sperm motility year-round, while others actually have greatest sperm motility in either the spring or Read more
Mares and foals grazing in pasture
June 05, 2020

When Should Foals Be Weaned?

Despite the widespread custom of weaning foals within six months of birth, best practices for weaning have yet to Read more
Racehorse exercising on track
April 27, 2020

Genetic Differences Identified in Racehorses

A group of veterinary geneticists suggested that specific geographical breeding practices may influence performance in Thoroughbred racehorses. Read more
Pregnant horse grazing
April 03, 2020

Gestation in Mares: What Is Premature? What Is Overdue?

Gestational periods of mares are far more variable than other mammals, with anywhere between 320 and 370 days completely Read more
Pregnant Mare
February 05, 2020

Mortality of Foaling Mares: Causes Revealed

Gastrointestinal diseases account for the most deaths among broodmares near the time of foaling, according to a recent report Read more
Sleepy foal laying in hay
December 30, 2019

Stressors and Foaling Mares: What Do We Know?

Do mares have control over when they deliver? Under stud farm conditions over 90% of mares deliver their foals Read more
Paint mare with foal nursing
December 16, 2019

Planning on an Early Foal? Start Preparing Now

The breeding season for mares needs to be moved up a few months to have foals born closer to Read more
Horse owner with mare and foal
November 20, 2019

Stall-Side Diagnosis of Endometritis in Mares

In cows, a commercially available urine test strip that measures leukocyte esterase is an effective on-site test for diagnosing Read more
Weanling standing in pasture
September 18, 2019

Weaning Approach Affects Foals

Methods of weaning foals include abrupt, gradual, intermittent, and more. How do these different methods impact the foal's microbiome? Read more
Foal nursing
February 25, 2019

Equine Reproduction: A New Use for Colostrum

Colostrum can be added to semen extenders to improve a multitude of semen characteristics after semen samples have been Read more
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