6000 Understanding Gestation in the Mare and the Potential for Problems | UGA Cooperative Extension

To have a successful equine breeding program, producers must successfully manage animals both pre- and post-breeding to ensure delivery of a healthy foal while maximizing the health of the mare. The following information is designed give a basic understanding of how to identify pregnant mares, to outline major events in pregnancy development, and to identify some primary issues that can cause complications in pregnant mares.


Status and Revision History
Published on Jan 05, 2017

Faculty
Jillian Bohlen Assistant Professor, Animal & Dairy Science KARI K. TURNER Associate Professor, Animal & Dairy Science
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