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 on: November 16, 2017, 07:16:33 AM 
Started by dcwolcott - Last post by dcwolcott
First, I know of few people that would ever say a foal is stillborn.  They can have, say, a twisted cord and die in utero, and then be delivered dead, but I don't know of any that were just born as a stillborn foal except in Rh factors.

I have heard, but not experienced, the death of foals sometimes with repeated breedings to a particular stallion, when there is a Rh factor blood type incompatibility.  Just like in humans that have a negative blood type, carrying a positive blood type baby.  My daughter, for example, is A- blood type, so she receives a shot for Rh incompatibility.  If she is bred to the same stallion, in that case, and offspring could be a stillborn, and die in utero.

I could be wrong, and ask others to correct me.  She may have also had a difficult delivery, with no attendance at birth, and the baby be found dead and the owner call it a stillborn.  However, this breeder is showing a horse as "sold" that I know the horse actually died.  But apparently rather than admit it, she marked the horse sold -- as a friend had an interest in it, and was told the horse died. So, with this breeder, it's a bit confusing when talking truth.

But as I say, I know this mares breeder, and she breeds quality, not quantity, so, I'd probably still take a chance. 

But perhaps our friends here could render an opinion.  If she's pregnant for a spring foal, traveling would be safe at this point for her.

 on: November 15, 2017, 09:59:13 PM 
Started by dcwolcott - Last post by Johannas
Sorry just saw this! Yes, its the same... the mare is pregnant right now! Last two were stillborn.  She wants 1000 for her. But, I really wasnt considering breeding or having a baby so soon. Whats your opinion? Kind of apprehensive--

 on: November 15, 2017, 05:01:23 PM 
Started by Carly Rae - Last post by dcwolcott
We'll keep on praying!!!   ;pray ;pray

 on: November 15, 2017, 05:00:34 PM 
Started by Chanda - Last post by dcwolcott
I couldn't agree more!  Soooooo cute!

 on: November 15, 2017, 04:46:55 PM 
Started by Chanda - Last post by Chanda
I love that , Its very very cute :)

It's one of my all-time favorite collections that I've found, at least when it comes to non-horse theme collections.

 on: November 15, 2017, 04:13:50 PM 
Started by Carly Rae - Last post by Ryan
No foal as yet. Carlys happy to hear that we all think Willow is very close. She will be watching her like a hawk :)

 on: November 15, 2017, 04:12:49 PM 
Started by Chanda - Last post by Ryan
I love that , Its very very cute :)

 on: November 15, 2017, 04:10:35 PM 
Started by Carly Rae - Last post by Ryan
I just messaged Carly for an update :)

 on: November 15, 2017, 03:16:43 PM 
Started by Chanda - Last post by Chanda
Looking for just the right  fabric to bind the tree skirt, so working on...
Found this fabric, last year, I think; just loved the collection, so had to buy it (paid full-price :o ).  And with the ruler I bought to make the tree skirt, I was able to cut interesting shapes to use.   The side borders will be pieced, the top and bottom borders will be the border print; I may use the same part top and bottom, or I may mix it up a bit.

 on: November 15, 2017, 09:50:31 AM 
Started by Carly Rae - Last post by Holly
What no announcement yet?? She looks THAT close!!
Super excited for you! Safe foaling prayers sent!!

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