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    View Poll Results: When will Crystal foal and what will her baby be?
    In 1-7 days Filly 2 8.70%
    In 1-7 days Colt 3 13.04%
    In 7 - 14 days Filly 8 34.78%
    In 7 - 14 days Colt 4 17.39%
    In 14 - 21 days Filly 4 17.39%
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        10-09-2012, 08:49 PM
      #111
    Weanling
    Yeah, I would get ready. I say 2-3 days left if not tonight or tomorrow AM.

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by CurlyIsASpecialStandie    
    She has been biting at herself a little and rubbing her tummy/bum on things also., can't tell if she is itchy or irritated though!
    She seems to be grumpy today though, just wants to be left alone!

    Still laying down a fair bit, was extremellllyyy hungry this morning.
         
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        10-09-2012, 08:50 PM
      #112
    Yearling
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    Originally Posted by AndersonEquestrian    
    Yeah, I would get ready. I say 2-3 days left if not tonight or tomorrow AM.
    Im working tomorrow from 4-8:15 so she is forbidden from foaling then :P
    Im hoping we arn't to far off
         
        10-09-2012, 08:52 PM
      #113
    Weanling
    Better go out and have a discussion with her ;] "HOLD IT IN!! You held it for 11 months you can hang on to it for another 4hours!"

    Haha
         
        10-09-2012, 08:55 PM
      #114
    Yearling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by AndersonEquestrian    
    Better go out and have a discussion with her ;] "HOLD IT IN!! You held it for 11 months you can hang on to it for another 4hours!"

    Haha
    Lol! That's on my listto do if she hasn't had it by then
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        10-10-2012, 01:33 PM
      #115
    Weanling
    Is there a baby now?
         
        10-10-2012, 01:38 PM
      #116
    Foal
    Sooo exciting!! Hoping for a baby tonight! Any updates???
         
        10-10-2012, 01:45 PM
      #117
    Trained
    Watch her closely. That belly is getting pointy, meaning baby is moving into position. I call it 48 hours tops. Pinto filly.
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        10-10-2012, 04:39 PM
      #118
    Yearling
    She looks a wee way off to me - I would expect to see her belly more pointed and more relaxing of her butt muscles....could be wrong here...
         
        10-10-2012, 05:22 PM
      #119
    Yearling
    Poured rain most of the night, no baby :(
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        10-10-2012, 05:26 PM
      #120
    Trained
    Merlot, the key thing you look for is change. This mare's belly has changed shape since the last set of photos, meaning her foal is moving around, and the pointyness suggests that the foal is moving into position for birthing. That typically happens anywhere from 24-48 hours before birth, but can happen minutes before, a week before, or not at all (not at all is when you get worried as it may be a breach birth or a leg could be stuck - causing major complications; luckily for OP, her mare seems to be moving baby into position just nicely).

    She might get super-smoochy, or super-grumpy. She might not change at all, personality-wise. But if something CHANGES, be on high alert, because something will happen sooner rather than later.

    OP, are you educated on red bag deliveries, what to look for, and what to do in the event of one? Red bags are much more common [better word is less rare] in miniatures than other breeds so although it's unlikely that you will need the knowledge, it's better to have it just in case. Red bag is just what it sounds like - instead of the white amniotic sac, the first thing that presents is red, and tough. That's the placenta, and if you see it before the foal is out, you will need to get that baby's nose and mouth clear ASAP because if the placenta has detached the foal can't get oxygen until it can breathe. Lots of people use scissors to cut a red bag, but a cut and sharpened popsicle stick will do the job nicely and has less risk of cutting the foal.

    The biggest thing with red bags is that even if the foal breathes right away, it's really important to get the vet out, because a red bag foal can be weaker than a normal foal and it's better to be safe than sorry.

    I don't have all the info but have read up on it because someone on another forum had a red bag birth last foaling season and because I want to get into breeding one day I wanted to have all the information.
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