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A Guide to Feeding an Orphan Foal

By Little Fields Farm 10 months ago 2848 Views

Feeding a newborn foal properly is essential as it has a profound impact on the health of the horse for the rest of its life. Foals have a very rapid growth rate, and most foals reach about 50% of their weight and height by the age of six months. A steady supply of nutrition is required to achieve this rate of growth. But, an orphan foal is deprived of the natural nutrition of its mother’s milk.