Newborn adaptations and healthcare throughout the first age of the foal
Anim Reprod, vol.9, n3, p.182-187, 2012
This paper aims to present the events of physiological adaptation to external environment in newborn foal and their relationship with the healthcare provided in this phase. This process includes a detailed evaluation of the mare during pregnancy and foaling, as well as clinical observations of neurological reflexes from the neonatal foal, behavioral and laboratory tests to determine the degree of maturity and viability of the newborn.
foaling, mare, maturity, newborn, perinatology