Asked in Dog Breeds, Care of Horses
If sire was 15.1 and dam was 15.3 how tall will foal get?
in my experience the foal is ussually the size of the sire but that does not mean the foal wont get as big as the dam ...
Asked in Care of Horses
Can a veterinarian determine the size of an unborn foal?
A veterinarian can estimate the due date during early and midpregnancy through palpation and ultrasound; however, the foal is too big during late pregnancy to measure completely, so the owner won't know how many pounds or how big the foal will be until it has been delivered. ...
Asked in Horse Breeding
If a mare gets pregnant before a foal is weaned can the unborn foal die?
A mare has an insticnt and will not I repeat will not become pregnant before the foal is weaned but that is why a stallion that the foal is not sired will try to kill the foal so he can sire another foal of his own. ...