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Ask the Nutritionist: Dr. Getty's Forum for Equine Nutrition

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 Dr. Getty 


Ask the Nutritionist: Dr. Getty's Forum for Equine Nutrition
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birthing of foal

hi i am just wondering if you have any information or where i can get some one birthing of foals and the anatomy of how they come out ? ie on an angle - L or R etc??



Where are you from? australia

How did you locate this forum? internet

Re: birthing of foal

Hi Melissa,

I certainly do! You will find The Complete Foaling Manual very helpful. It explains things clearly and offers pictures to help you know what to expect, both for the pregnant mare and the newborn foal.

Happy Foaling!

Dr. Getty

Where are you from? Bayfield, CO