MRLS Study Reaches Task Force

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A new study has pinpointed several factors that predisposed mares to early fetal loss in Central Kentucky and nearby areas in 2001, but was unable to identify a specific cause. Feeding hay in pasture prior to abortion, a history of abortion in mares, the presence of deer or elk, and an abundance of white clover in pastures were associated with higher incidences of early fetal loss (EFL). The

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