Diagnosis, Management, and Diagnostic Investigation of Abortion

Careful management of pregnant mares and preparation for parturition is essential to help prevent cases of equine abortion--losses of pregnancy between 150-300 days of gestation. "The incidence of abortion in mares ranges from 5-15%, and this has a severe economic impact on the equine industry," said Karen Wolfsdorf, DVM, Dipl. ACT, a veterinarian with Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in

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