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German researchers found foals can spontaneously correct their own overjets (parrot mouth) within a year. However, they also found that foals born without overjets can develop them within the first few months of life.
Give your new foal the best chance for a healthy start to life by understanding the red flags—and the green lights— of neonatal health. Learn more in this article excerpt from the February 2020 issue of The Horse.
Rhodococcus equi is the most serious cause of pneumonia in 1- to 4-month-old foals. Learn more about this potentially deadly pathogen and how to protect your foals with these resources on TheHorse.com. Sponsored by Plasvacc.