Mare Reproductive Loss Syndrome (MRLS)

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Eastern Tent Caterpillar Eggs Hatching in Central Kentucky

Pregnant mares consuming large numbers of Eastern tent caterpillars caused staggering early- and late-term foal losses and weak foals during the mare reproductive loss syndrome (often referred to as MRLS) outbreak of 1999-2001.

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