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'Heat' diarrhea in foals is an onerous but not life-threatening ailment, which indicates that it may be of osmotic origin. This was confirmed by a successful attempt, presented in this paper, to alleviate the severity and duration of foal heat diarrhea with the use of a typical absorbent, kaolin...

Author(s)
Pieszka, M.; Łuszczyński, J.; Hędrzak, M.; Goncharova, K.; Pierzynowski, S. G.
Publisher
TÜBİTAK, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Turkish Journal of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, 2016, 40, 3, pp 323-328
Abstract

Foal first diarrhoea is one of the most prominent problems in the early life of horses. Probiotics might have the potency to prevent or at least diminish neonatal diarrhoea. We hypothesised that the treatment of foals with probiotic strains of Lactobacillus rhamnosus and Enterococcus faecium...

Author(s)
Ströbel, C.; Günther, E.; Romanowski, K.; Büsing, K.; Urubschurov, V.; Zeyner, A.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition, 2018, 102, 5, pp 1357-1365
Abstract

Till today there is no exact explanation of the phenomenon of first diarrhoea called "heat diarrhoea" in foals. The objective of this study was to investigate the traits of first foal diarrhoea (occurrence, its duration and intensity) and mares' milk composition during first month after...

Author(s)
Pieszka, M.; Łuszczyński, J.
Publisher
Wydawnictwo Uniwersytety Przyrodniczego w Poznariu, Poznan, Poland
Citation
Nauka Przyroda Technologie, 2013, 7, 3, pp Article 46
Abstract

Cryptosporidium infection was molecularly investigated in mares and in their neonatal foals for which the occurrence of foal heat diarrhoea was also assessed. Thirty-seven mare/foal pairs were included in the study. All foals were born in the same stud farm during 2006-2008 breeding seasons. Two...

Author(s)
Perrucci, S.; Buggiani, C.; Sgorbini, M.; Cerchiai, I.; Otranto, D.; Traversa, D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2011, 182, 2/4, pp 333-336
AbstractFull Text

For breeders of racing horses, preventing diarrhea episodes and reduction of diarrhea severity in foals is still a big challenge in the production of top performers. The objective of the study was to assess the effect of heat treated L. farciminis, L. rhamnosus, L. plantarum and Propionibacterium...

Author(s)
Berger, C.; Kołakowski, P.; Księżuk, J.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Weterynaryjnych, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2013, 69, 3, pp 171-173
Abstract

Foal heat diarrhoea is a common diarrhoeic syndrome in foals. It often develops during the period when the mare's first postpartum oestrus is expected. 75-80% of foals display this syndrome between 6 and 10-14 days of age. Faeces is usually soft to watery, and afflicted foals appear healthy and...

Author(s)
Sgorbini, M.; Corazza, M.; D'Agostino, C.; Perrucci, S.; Giorgi, L.
Publisher
Edizioni SCIVAC, Cremona, Italy
Citation
Ippologia, 2003, 14, 4, pp 5-10
Abstract

Foal heat diarrhoea (FHD) is a major factor in the management of foals between 2 and 3 weeks of age. The objective of this on-farm study was to determine the efficacy of postpartum anthelmintic treatment of mares for reducing the incidence and/or the severity of FHD in foals caused by parasitic...

Author(s)
Harris, S. E.; Vogelsang, M. M.; Potter, G. D.; Bass, E. E.
Publisher
American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS), Illinois, USA
Citation
Professional Animal Scientist, 2004, 20, 4, pp 372-375
Abstract

Faecal samples were collected from foals between the age of 1 week and 6 months in Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany and Greece. A quantitative direct immunofluorescence assay based on the commercial MERIFLUOR Cryptosporidium/Giardia kit was performed to evaluate the presence of (oo) cysts....

Author(s)
Kostopoulou, D.; Casaert, S.; Tzanidakis, N.; Doorn, D. van; Demeler, J.; Samson-Himmelstjerna, G. von; Saratsis, A.; Voutzourakis, N.; Ehsan, A.; Doornaert, T.; Looijen, M.; Wilde, N. de; Sotiraki, S.; Claerebout, E.; Geurden, T.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2015, 211, 3/4, pp 170-174
Abstract

Diarrhoea is a common problem affecting foals of all ages. Common non-infectious causes of mild to moderate diarrhoea include foal heat diarrhoea and nutritionally induced diarrhoea. Clinical signs often resolve spontaneously without or with only minimal treatment. Gastroduodenal ulceration rarely...

Author(s)
Dunkel, B.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2008, 24, 4, pp 529...539
Abstract

AIM: To assess the occurrence of Cryptosporidium oocysts in faecal specimens from foals, and investigate an outbreak of neonatal cryptosporidiosis in foals revealed in the course of the study. METHODS: Faecal specimens from foals received by a diagnostic veterinary laboratory in New Zealand between ...

Author(s)
Grinberg, A.; Pomroy, W. E.; Carslake, H. B.; Shi, Y.; Gibson, I. R.; Drayton, B. M.
Publisher
New Zealand Veterinary Association, Wellington, New Zealand
Citation
New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 2009, 57, 5, pp 284-289

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