Smart Foal Blog
Colostrum is the first milk the mare produces and is high in antibodies. It is extremely important that the foal receive rich colostrum early in it's life.
Foal slippers (golden slippers or capsules) are present on the foals hooves while the foal passes through the birth canal
Your foal is born without an immune system. It is vital that the foal receives colostrum within a few hours of being born
It is very important to keep an eye out for placentitis. The results can be devastating. Check your mares regularly and consult your vet as required.
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