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Re: First Foal

Our vet advises giving a 4 way vaccine at 300-310 days....don't need to
vaccinate foal this way.  

Maggie Mieske
Mieske's Silver Lining
10601 S. Richards Rd.
McBain, Michigan 49657

> From: Johns, Carrie <>
> To: 'vvarney' <>; ''
> Subject: RC:  First Foal 
> Date: Friday, March 17, 2000 11:50 AM
> Vicki ... we give a tetanus shot and doctor the foal's naval with iodine
> immediately.  We continue doctoring with iodine every 3-4 hours the first
> day and then twice a day for two more days.  We watch for the foal's
> functions and if those aren't working, we give an enema.  Best of luck to
> you and let us know when the big event happens!!
> happy trails
> Carrie Johns
> Honey Creek Farms
> Mabank, Texas USA
> -----Original Message-----
> From: vvarney []
> Sent: Friday, March 17, 2000 9:55 AM
> To: ridecamp
> Subject: RC: 
> We are expecting (any day now) our first foal in many years. 
> I would love to have some of the more experienced breeders on ridecamp
> their "newborn care routine " with me.
> I keep getting mixed info on things like: iodine on navels, ivermectin
> mare after foaling, testing for antibodies.........
> What do you guys do?
> We have big hopes for this baby and want to everything right.
> Thanks!!
> Vicki 
>  Who has horses playing in 
> six inches of snow today !  
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