Gradual weaning less stressful for foals

Gradual weaning less stressful for foals

Both mares and foals benefit when weaning process is gradual.

IN nature, a mare separates from her foal gradually, but in the equine industry, current methods of separation are often abrupt, which can have immediate and long-term negative repercussions for the mother and her offspring.

Professor Katrina Merkies with the department of animal and poultry science at the Un

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