Horse & Farm management
FOALING FEATURE 2021: Caring for the newborn foal
Irish Field Contributor
Experts at Red Mills and Foran Equine outline the best practices for looking after a newborn foal
12 February 2021 Breeding management
FOALING FEATURE 2021: Feeding the broodmare in late pregnancy and lactation
Experts at Red Mills and Foran Equine explain how you can meet your pregnant mares nutritional requirements for her own benefit and the foals
12 February 2021 Breeding management
FOALING FEATURE 2021: Foaling kit at the ready
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
FOALING FEATURE 2021: Rapid treatment is key for diarrhoea
Foals suffering with diarrhoea deteriorate very quickly, prompt and effective treatment is important when dealing with diarrhoea
12 February 2021 Breeding management
FOALING FEATURE 2021: Examining the placenta
Examining the mare's placenta after foaling is extremely important. Below are some steps you can follow when inspecting the afterbirth
12 February 2021 Breeding management
FOALING FEATURE 2021: Foster mares: Help is at hand
There are a number of foster mare services around Ireland
12 February 2021 Breeding management
FOALING FEATURE 2021: Registering your thoroughbred foal
Weatherbys Ireland must be notified of all thoroughbred foals born in Ireland within 30 days of birth
12 February 2021 Breeding management
FOALING FEATURE 2021: Stay safe and be prepared this foaling season
Veterinary Ireland have some helpful advice for breeders coming into the busy breeding season
12 February 2021 Breeding management
FOALING FEATURE 2021: Foaling Q&A
We asked some top studs to answer some of our foaling questions
12 February 2021 Breeding management
FOALING FEATURE 2021: Healthy gut, happy foal
TRM's new product Tuffoal helps maintain normal gut motility in foals, weanlings and adult horses
12 February 2021 Breeding management
FOALING FEATURE 2021: Foal preparation and postnatal care
Andrea Ryan of Kilcash Equine Clinic spoke at the ITBA breeding season preparation webinar about preparing your mare for foaling and postnatal care
12 February 2021 Breeding management
FOALING FEATURE 2021: The hands and eyes of experience
Dr Helen Sharp talks to foaling expert Barbara Hanna about observation, intuition and experience in the care of the foaling mare
12 February 2021 Breeding management