Aimed at the first-time breeder, this book covers details ranging from conception to weaning of thoroughbred and non-thoroughbreds. It also provides answers to questions that owners typically ask about their mare, pregnancy and foaling, including getting the mare in foal, vaccinations, nutrition, foaling down and coping with a newborn foal.
At last - practical, jargon-free advice is provided for the first-time breeder. Stud Manager Jane Skepper, whose family has been breeding thoroughbred and non-thoroughbreds for three generations, has written this guide for the single mare owner breeding a foal for the first time. Easy to use and in note form, the book covers everything from conception to weaning. Jane provides all the answers to the questions that owners typically ask about their mare, pregnancy and foaling, including getting the mare in foal, scanning, vaccinations, nutrition, worming, foaling down, and coping with a newborn foal. In short, the author tells you what to expect and what to look out for, giving you all the facts to help you understand and enjoy this exciting and rewarding time.
Jane Skepper has a degree in animal sciences specialising in animal reproduction. She is a DEFRA qualified AI technician. Jane's family has been breeding thoroughbreds and non-thoroughbreds for three generations. She is based in Suffolk.
Your Mare's First Foal by Jane Skepper
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