Diarrhea in Young Foals

Infectious diarrhea in young foals can be fatal without prompt treatment, and the age of the foal can make a difference in his vulnerability to certain pathogens and how deadly they might be. In foals less than a week old, the cause is often salmonella or a clostridium bacteria.

Sam Jones, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, associate professor of equine medicine at North Carolina State University,

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