How to use Foals in a sentence
He'd probably lost count of the foals he had delivered.
With all the foals born on your place, is this the first time you have been able to watch?
Thirty mares put to a Burchell zebra produced seventeen hybrids, and subsequently twenty pure-bred foals.
The mares used for control experiments produced ten purebred foals.
Of the subsequent foals, three out of Highland mares presented indistinct markings at birth.Advertisement
But as equally distinct markings occurred on two pure-bred Highland foals out of mares which had never seen a zebra, it was impossible to ascribe the stripes on the foals born after zebra hybrids to infection of their respective dams. Further, the subsequent foals afforded no evidence of infection, either in the mane, tail, hoofs or disposition.
Moreover, while the faint markings on the foals born after hybrids completely disappeared with the foals' coat, the stripes on the three pure-bred colts persisted.
Eclipse commenced his stud career in 1771, and had an enormous number of foals, of which four only in the direct male line have come down to us, viz.
When they are handreared on cow's milk foals require firm treatment and must have no fooling to teach them tricks.
Why not take the path south down across the field where you may be lucky enough to see new born foals among the bluebells?Advertisement
We will have 20 Welsh foals in the Spring.
Monitoring and treating the cardiovascular system in neonatal foals.
Vitamin A reserves in the liver of newborn foals are very limited.
In premature foals from a normal uterus, it is tempting to give " physiological " doses of steroids.
However, when given correctly in critically-ill foals, urine output can actually increase.Advertisement
The most common sign in foals is rapid movement of the eyes (called nystagmus ).
Foals born at less than 300 days with a normal placenta are highly unlikely to survive.
Research has shown that gradually weaned foals exhibit less stress than abruptly weaned foals.
It may be preferable to keep these foals confined in sternal recumbency on a soft mat for as long as possible.
So far, she hadn't been there to witness any of her foals being born yet.Advertisement
A chestnut mare, after having a hybrid by a quagga, produced to a black Arabian horse three foals showing a number of stripes - in one more stripes were present than in the quagga hybrid.
To account for the stripes on the subsequent foals, it is only necessary (now that the principles of cross-breeding are better understood) to assume that in the cross-bred chestnut mare there lay latent the characteristics of the Kattiawar or other Indian breeds, in which stripes commonly occur.
Foals are weaned when five or six months old, often in October, and require to be housed to save the foal-flesh, and liberally but not overfed; but from the time they ate a month old they require to be " gentled " by handling and kindly treatment, and the elementary training of leading from time to time by a halter adjusted permanently to the head.