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Induced Labor (Parturition or Birth) in Horses
  by Robert N. Oglesby DVM


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The advantages to this technique are that if problems develop, help can be right there. But the procedure also increases the chances of complications. The most common problem is immaturity of the foal's respiratory system quickly followed by dystocia which risks both the mare and foal.
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