Colic: collective term for belly ache

What exactly is colic? Colic is a collective term for all conditions that cause pain in the region of the belly. Usually this pain...

Gender selection in breeding

Photo: Karin Sevink Wouldn´t it be wonderful if breeders could choose the gender of their foals? It can be done...But are we really looking at...

Typical for Friesians?

In his practice veterinarian Gerrit Kampman frequently comes across Friesians with low heels. He says: ‘A Friesian mare with a serious lameness was taken...

The danger of the R. Equi bacterium

May 6, 2019 Ids de Boer, MA, of Veterinary Clinic Emmeloord In April, veterinarian Ids de Boer of the Veterinary Clinic...

Using selection to beat OCD

Osteochondrosis is a disorder in the development of cartilage. It starts at a very young age, somewhere between one to eight months old. It...

Afterbirth quickly expelled with ‘garden hose method’

Mares retaining their afterbirth are at risk of becoming seriously ill. Veterinarian Mark Meijer by chance discovered a treatment to swiftly expel the afterbirth....

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