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Post Foaling Colic in Horses
  by Robert N. Oglesby DVM


Introduction » Pre-Foaling Colic » Post-Foaling Colic » Ileus of the Stomach and Small Bowel » Ruptured Uterine Artery » Uterine, Cervical, and Vaginal Tears » Uterine torsion » Large Bowel Torsion » More Info 

Episodes of both mild colicky behavior and serious causes of colic are common in mares around the time of birth. This article discusses the various causes, their diagnosis, and treatment. This includes:
  • Pre-Foaling Colic
  • Post-Foaling Colic
  • Ruptured Uterine Artery
  • Uterine, Cervical, and Vaginal Tears
  • Uterine torsion
  • Large Bowel Torsion
Also see: Colic in Horses
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      ~Last Updated: April 17, 2011;

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