Foal speed ahead…What to know about your newborn (Cornell Equine Seminar Series)

WHAT: Barbara Delvescovo, DVM, MRCVS, DACVIM, Clinical Fellow in Large Animal Medicine, will teach attendees how to anticipate and identify potential problems in newborn horses. The event is free and open to the public. WHEN: Tuesday, December 14, 2021, 6 – 7 p.m. EST WHERE: Via Zoom, registration required https://cornell.zoom.us/webinar/register/8816388155724/WN_2pSsYPpORHKpAWJ-A8550g …

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Old Bits: Newborn Foal Care

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Information provided by Kulshan Veterinary Hospital What is Meconium? Meconium consists of glandular secretions, swallowed amniotic fluid and other cell debris. Before birth it is stored in the colon and rectum. Meconium is usually dark brown to black and may be found in hard pellets or in a more paste-like …

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