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foal

the young of a horse or related animal

foal

[fōl]
(vertebrate zoology)
A young horse, especially one under 1 year of age.
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The aim of the study was to investigate the possible effects of uterine lavage and oxytocin administration during foal heat on fertility parameters such as length of ovulation periods, pregnancy rates and rates of early embryonic death.
The present study demonstrates higher conception rates in Arabian (45% and 52%) compared to Thoroughbred (22% and 33%) mares bred during second mated oestrus and foal heat mated oestrus, respectively.
"Foal heat is something we don't like doing because the conception rate is slightly lower than waiting for the full 28 days post-foaling," Redvers says.