Originally Posted by candandy49
It is extremely important that a new born foals umbilical cord stump be treated with Vet strength Iodine. That will prevent any germs, bacteria to get into the foals system.
Actually the neo natal specialists prefer a nolvasan solution. No burning and less irritation to the sensitive area of the foal.
A bonus is it also does not stain fingers and clothing or white on the foal.