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        08-17-2013, 06:50 PM
    Originally Posted by Teeallmee    
    Shadow's foaling area shares the same fence line as her barn buddies. They visit throughout the day, and at night, Whisky and Lily sleep at the fence where Shadow is. I know Shadow misses her stall in the barn, but it is just not big enough for foaling. My husband enclosed a paddock area with our run -in shed. She has plenty of clean ground and shelter. I visit with her throughout the day. She loves going in our yard to graze. There are times that I left her out.....( supervised, of course) for over an hour, just for a change of scenery and to graze on fresh grass.......I don't have plush acreage. So this is always a treat for her. She never leaves our property. She is like a big puppy dog. Now I am getting worried if she has ingested toxic fescue! My husband said that it is in our yard along with rye grass and clover. I pray that she or her foals's health isn't compromised!!!!
    I personally wouldn't worry about an hour or two of grazing where they may be a little fescue. Since we normally feed fescue, we separate a pregnant mare from the herd just like you did to feed only orchard, but even in the pregnant mare's pasture, there is some fescue mixed in and it has not been a problem. If it really worries you talk to your vet. Your vet can give you Equidone, which neutralizes fescue toxicity.
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        08-17-2013, 07:50 PM
    Ahhh OK That sounds great
    Don't panic, the foal will be born when he/she feels like it
    It's probably very pleasant lounging around in that big hammock.
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        08-17-2013, 08:02 PM
    Subbing :) good luck!
        08-17-2013, 08:06 PM
    Originally Posted by Merlot    
    ahhh OK That sounds great
    Don't panic, the foal will be born when he/she feels like it
    It's probably very pleasant lounging around in that big hammock.
    I actually use the hammock to lay down as I watch Shadow.......:)
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        08-17-2013, 08:08 PM
    Whiskey and Lily checking in on Shadow......Nope! Still no foal!
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        08-20-2013, 09:33 AM
    Hoping tonight's full moon will speed things up! Come on baby! :)
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        08-20-2013, 10:37 AM
    I'm waiting on a foal also, and like you I hope the full helps us out!! 😜😜

    This waiting is killing me.
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        08-20-2013, 11:32 AM
    That makes 3 of us!!!
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        08-20-2013, 12:02 PM
    Maybe tomorrow we will have 3 beautiful, healthy foals to show off!!
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        08-20-2013, 12:06 PM
    Fingers, toes, legs, arms... all crossed!
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