Feeding The Orphan Foal

Every breeder dreads finding himself or herself with an orphan foal--a baby left alone when his dam dies of foaling complications or from a later, unrelated injury or illness; or a foal rejected by his mother or for some reason, unable to nurse. Even a foal which can't derive enough nourishment from nursing his dam (as when she is a poor milk producer), or one prematurely separated from her,

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