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Howdy...A new baby
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dale anne    Posted 10-01-2004 at 06:39:00       [Reply]  [No Email]
Howdy y'all!!!!!...we got us a lil philly...she be a paint..white/sorrel/black.....one blue eye and one half blue half brown...justlike her daddy....we named her painted pleasures....i wanted to name her piccasos last triumph...but the kin folk won.......now i have a question fer y'all.....I have never had to tend to a foal before...I always got me yearlings.....what kind of halter do i use on her....looked in all my farm mags and the smallest they have if fer 500 lbs...also seen a suckling halter...is this the one i need?.....another question.....my stud keeps breaking out of his pen and going over to the mare and philly's pen trying to get in.....we he hurt the philly?....I am thinking of sending him off for the winter so we can work with the philly and mom.......gonna try and put her pic in the photo page...thanks in advance....dale anne


MizMolly    Posted 10-01-2004 at 11:16:40       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Nothing like a new baby.I raise colts and have for more years than I care to admit.Every new crop seems to be cuter than the last. You know how that goes.Anyhow, I had a stud once that stole a colt from it`s mom and starved the colt. He would not let the mare nurse the colt. Luckily we caught him in time and moved him to another pasture. Mother and baby did fine after we got him moved. On the other hand, we have had studs that pay absolutely no attention to the colts. You can just never tell. My experience has been to just keep him out and you don`t have to worry about any of those problems.


sdg    Posted 10-01-2004 at 08:02:50       [Reply]  [No Email]
Congrats Dale Ann. I love paints. We have a black/whit/chesnut mare. She's beautiful. Anyways, on our foal I used a cob/yearling size, i've also heard you can use a halter for a mini horse and it would work. good luck, can't wait to see pictures.


SusanMo    Posted 10-01-2004 at 07:59:35       [Reply]  [No Email]
good to see you dale anne is it my puter or does anyone else see that dreaded red x in the photo page?


Alias    Posted 10-01-2004 at 07:15:20       [Reply]  [No Email]
Where have you been? I had a notion you had sailed to close to the edge and dropped off. Good to know you're still around.

I'm happy as all get out over your new multi-colored bi-eyed filly.

Now, keep the stallion way from the new foal. nuff said.

Good luck with it........gfp


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