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Q. Foal not nursing been 12 hours help

Answered By
JESSICA L DESROSIERS

A. Normal healthy foals should begin to nurse within 2 hours after birth. If your foal has not yet nursed, or will not take up a bottle (if the mother is rejecting him or he can't find the nipple) it may be a good idea to call out your local equine Vet. Inability to nurse is often a sign of a neonatal problem that should be addressed by a veterinarian.


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