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Lewis Mill Farm is expecting a beautiful Gypsy Vanner foal that's for sale now.
A Kansas State University veterinary medicine student is investigating ways to improve horse vaccinations and defend them against pathogen challenges at an early age.
It is widely believed that being born is about the most stressful thing that can happen to anybody.
One of the most controversial topics in horse breeding circles relates to the best method for identifying foals.
As (human) mothers will be all too ready to confirm, many young animals develop diarrhoea shortly after birth.
SWINDON, England, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Trust's MyFarm team at Wimpole Home Farm in Cambridgeshire have been eagerly awaiting the foaling of Queenie, the only Shire Horse mare at Wimpole for weeks now. As over 800 people or groups of people saw, Queenie went into her much anticipated labour.
SWINDON, England, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - The National Trust has revealed that it will be broadcasting the birth of a foal live over the internet as part of its MyFarm experiment*. Queenie, the only Shire Horse [http://www.my-farm.org.uk/news-and-blog/queenies-having-a-baby ] mare at Wimpole Home Farm in Cambridgeshire is preparing to give birth, and the live streaming - which can be viewed now - is a key part of the MyFarm project...
Like any other newborn, the neonatal horse can be a challenging patient.
Researchers at Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences have achieved another cloning first with the successful delivery of a foal using oocytes from a live mare, the first such clone in the world.
RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif., March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Sunny" and "Angel" may look like normal foals. But their veterinarian and the care providers at Helen Woodward Animal Center's Equine Hospital know that they're anything but normal.
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