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NRC guidelines show how age, weather affect nutrition needs

Jun 1, 2007

Hot weather requires an increase in water intake ... to compensate for sweat and respiratory losses.

NRC panel updates Nutrient Requirements for Horses

May 1, 2007

The computer program helps determine nutrient requirements and formulate rations for various classes needed.

MRLS: Reasonable control' strategies urged to guard against caterpillar threat

May 1, 2007

There are no signs this Spring of widespread high populations of eastern tent caterpillar (ETC) – the insect linked to Mare Reproductive Loss Syndrome (MRLS) – but horse farms still should take precautionary measures, says Lee Townsend, PhD, entomologist at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture.

Complexity of colic magnifies challenge of isolating its cause

Apr 1, 2007

Equine colic is "responsible for more deaths in horses than any disease group except old age." That's how Nathaniel A. White, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS, described the insidious nature of the condition in a 2005 presentation to the American Association of Equine Practitioners in Quebec.

Confronting Grief

Mar 1, 2007

A veterinarian's relationship with the client should not end with the death of a companion animal.

Researchers aim for earlier detection of equine Cushing's disease

Mar 1, 2007

Excess cortisol may increase the risk of laminitis ...

Biomarkers aid early detection of joint disease, bone damage

Feb 1, 2007

Bone and articular cartilage turnover in horses occurs both in normal and abnormal states, in healthy and in damaged tissue.

Experts address keys to the foaling examination

Jan 1, 2007

With excellent veterinary care ... foals will get past any early disease.

Foaling: The fight for immunity

Dec 1, 2006

Making sure ... there is passive transfer of antibodies (IgG) is critical to maintain immunity.

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