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"We know that twinning has a profound impact on the mare," said Karen Wolfsdorf, DVM, Dipl. ACT, of Hagyard Equine Medical Institute. "The presence of twins post-fixation (after the embryonic vesicle becomes stationary on about the 16th day after ovulation and fertilization) can be devastating economically with the potential loss of both fetuses and a reduced rate of fertility the following

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