Study Associates Caterpillars and Reproductive Losses

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A recently completed collaborative effort at the University of Kentucky (UK) associated the Eastern tent caterpillar and its frass (excrement) and mare reproductive loss syndrome (MRLS). This is only the first step in looking at the caterpillar/MRLS connection.

The caterpillar project was planned in late 2001 because there was a need to have the project ready to go as soon as the

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