03-27-2012, 01:19 PM
| || |
Did your vet give you a possible due date. What I would do is spend as much time with her as I could grooming and petting and general sacking out, and I would leave her halter on when get real close if there is nothing she can get it hung up on, so when she does foal you can hold her while you put iodine or betadine (sp) on the foals navel, a shot glass works really well just dip it in the glass and it covers it well I do this for 3 days just to be sure. She'll probably be real protective of the foal at first. The best thing to do is after it's born do the belly button, pet it touch it all over, pick up it's feet, love on it, then leave them alone to bond, make sure it nurses, and pees and poops.