Brett Scott, PhD, Dipl. ACAN
Brett Scott, PhD, Dipl. ACAN, is a professor and extension horse specialist in the Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M University.
Articles by Brett Scott
July 15, 2009
April 01, 2003
The body condition of a broodmare can affect reproductive performance and milking ability. Recent research has indicated that mares should be kept in a minimum body condition score of 5.5 (see "Selected Body Condition Scores and Descriptions," Read More
March 01, 2002
The broodmare goes through three phases of reproduction--early gestation, late gestation, and lactation. Mares in good body condition cycle earlier in the year, require fewer cycles per conception, have a higher pregnancy rate, and are able to Read More