Basic Data, Concerning the Rearing of an Orphan Foal

Flavia Bochiş, Ioan Tăpălagă

Abstract


The study was carried out on a Romanian Sport Horse foal born on February 2008. The mare died 24 hours afterfoaling. The foal was fed artificial milk and kept single in a box. The following aspects were strictly observed: healthstatus, growth, development, nutritional and social behavior. Up to weaning at 165 days age, growth anddevelopment as well as the behavior was normal, comparing with other sport horse foals.

Keywords


growth; development; nurse; orphan foal

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LUCRARI STIINTIFICE ZOOTEHNIE SI BIOTEHNOLOGII (SCIENTIFIC PAPERS ANIMAL SCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGIES)

ISSN print 1841 - 9364
ISSN online 2344 - 4576
ISSN-L  1841 - 9364
(former ISSN 1221-5287, E-ISSN 1841-9364)

PUBLISHER: AGROPRINT Timisoara, Romania
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