Foal Care

Foal Care Make sure foal is breathing; Dip navel in iodine 7% or iodine and glycerin mixture (50-50); Leave mare and foal alone and undisturbed as much as possible; Foal needs 10% body weight in colostrum (first milk) within 18 hours, normal nursing will provide this if mare has not dripped milk excessively; Commercial enema solution, vitamin A injection, antibiotic …

Your Foaling Mare

Your Foaling Mare A few steps and guides that can help with your foaling mare. CONCEPTION TO 6 MONTHS Exercise: normal; Nutrition: mineralized salt, pasture, alfalfa or grass hay, grain 0.5-1.5 lb/100 lbs body weight as needed. 6 MONTHS TO BIRTH Exercise: free; Nutrition: cal-phos supplement, protein supplement, Rhino immunization, Pneumabort K vaccine at 5, 7, and 9 months, sleeping …