Administering Foal Enemas

With a newborn foal, you observe a checklist of progressive behaviors: Regular breaths, ears up, standing, and nursing. Once the foal has survived these adjustments to life after birth, you're tempted to sigh with relief (and go back to bed!).

But to thrive, the foal's digestive system must function in both ingestion and excretion. A newborn can appear normal, yet in his first hours he

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