Find out if your mare’s frustrating antics are due to estrus, and learn about ways to keep them in check.
The transitional period between anestrus and estrus is officially complete once a mare has had her first heat of the year. Getting some mares to this point, however, and deciding when to breed them can be tricky.
While removing mares’ ovaries can be successful in remedying aggressive behavior, other estrous behaviors can persist even following surgery.
Equine reproduction specialist Dr. Etta Bradecamp overviews obstacles related to breeding performance mares and stallions.
Veterinarians might be able to prevent abortions in some pregnant mares that show premature mammary development, Dietrich H. Volkmann, BVSc, MMedVet (Gyn), Dipl. ACT, told equine veterinarians at the 2010 Western Veterinary Conference, held Feb
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