Saturday, July 27, 2019

Practical Ways To Reduce Weaning Stress


As we enter late summer and early fall, breeders' thoughts turn to weaning this year's foals. Research in the last few years has uncovered how the stress of weaning can put foals at risk, sometimes with long-term consequences. Responsible breeders are taking this information seriously and looking for ways to reduce the impact of weaning on foals.

From her studies of immune response, immunology researcher Amanda Adams, PhD discusses practical, informed ways to reduce weaning stress in this article on theHorse.com. She also shares the results of her investigations into ways to boost a horse’s immune systems.

Read the article here.

Photo credit: Hanna V [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)]

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