Is my rescue filly pregnant
Posted 01 May 2017 - 04:58 AM
The first belly photo was taken a couple days ago and the one on the bottom was taken yesterday, they're so different!
Posted 01 May 2017 - 12:45 PM
How far along do you think? Her teats don't tell me a thing at this point. But the fact she's bulging out a bit more on her left in both pics says she may be. However, her left foot looks cocked in both pics too.
You need to be on your toes with her.....Maiden mares can be tricky and don't always bag up until the very end.....sometimes not even until they are in labor! Their pelvic muscles are also tight, so they can hold the foal higher and don't show as much. A two year old is young to be carrying a foal, in my opinion, so please watch her carefully. Not to scare you, but, if she is indeed pregnant, you will most likely have to assist in the birth, so I recommend that you start doing some "homework". Hopefully all you'll have to do is make sure the foal is coming out normally and help pull a little.
Keep us posted.
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Posted 01 May 2017 - 12:57 PM
Yes highly agree with Miniv
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Posted 01 May 2017 - 02:55 PM