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New Technology?

Before we had ultrasounds, snap tests, Foalerts, video cameras, test strips, shipped semen, frozen semen, internet, WiFi, Facebook, cell phones, and...

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Orphan Foals

Use whatever equine specific milk replacer that is readily available that the foal will drink. Follow the directions on the bag for quantity. Clean...

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Raise The Best You Can

Raise the best you can, and the buyers will come looking for you. Don’t be afraid to “fire” clients. Some expect you to work for...

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Magic Crosses

Magic CrossesMagic Crosses are the highest earning crosses of a specific stallion on maternal sire lines. Many mare owners look at Magic Crosses to...

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Older Mares Require Patience

Many mares have been under lights for 60-90 days and their owners are eager to start breeding them. They are so eager that that want to put semen in...

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It’s Breeding Season!

Well, almost. We don’t start breeding our own mare’s until Feb 14th. It’s not a sentimental thing, though. Many years ago we bred a mare on...

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Pregnancy Rates vs Live Foal Rates

There is a lot of research about multiple equine reproduction topics and almost all refer to conception rates or pregnancy rates. A mare that gets...

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Traits That Make Great Horse Breeders

Traits that make great horse breeders: Intelligent persistence - pursue your dreams but make sure you have the right horses to do so. Ability...

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7 Foaling Tips

A few of things I would like to mention, for those who are interested, based on reading Facebook posts from last year : 1. Stalls need to be clean...

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Premature Foals

A very good article about premature foals. We just helped a friend with one last night and early this morning via telephone. Unfortunately it was too...

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