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Breeding management

Expert advice and information for breeders of sport horses and thoroughbreds.
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The latest instalment of Teagasc's Let's Talk Equine webinars saw Tom March of March Stud discuss developing and establishing a breeding herd
By Rachel Moriarty on 18 September 2020
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In the first instalment of Teagasc's new webinar series "Let's Talk Equine" Andrew Hughes and Damien Griffin assessed two broodmares from the perspective of the breeder and rider
By Rachel Moriarty on 22 May 2020
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The ITBA has issued advice for breeders and stud farms during the Covid-19 pandemic
By Irish Field Contributor on 27 March 2020
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The Northern Ireland Horse Board are offering a free of charge foster mare and orphan foal alert service for Irish breeders
By Irish Field Contributor on 20 March 2020
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Inside this eight-page feature we have expert advice for breeders on all things foaling ahead of the busy season
By Rachel Moriarty on 07 February 2020
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We have outlined what you should expect when your mare goes into labour
By Rachel Moriarty on 07 February 2020
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Diarrhoea and digestive upset are very common in foals, so we outline some tips to treat and prevent it
By Irish Field Contributor on 07 February 2020
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Experts at Redmills outline the best practices for looking after a newborn foal
By Irish Field Contributor on 07 February 2020
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Don’t let your mare foaling catch you unprepared, have your foaling kit ready to go well before your mare is due to foal. Here are some essentials everyone should have in their foaling kit
By Rachel Moriarty on 07 February 2020
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Examining the mare's placenta after foaling is extremely important. We outline some steps you can follow when inspecting the afterbirth
By Irish Field Contributor on 07 February 2020
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We asked two top stud farms some questions on breeding and how they look after their foals
By Rachel Moriarty on 07 February 2020
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Agricam systems make life easier for breeders during the foaling season allowing them to check in on their mare live from their phone, laptop, tablet or desktop
By Irish Field Contributor on 07 February 2020
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