Looks like she has a little bit longer to go. I think her belly needs to drop more and her bag should fill up more as well. She hasn't dropped her tail either. Is she getting squishy (like jello) around her tail?
Here a few pictures of a couple mares I looked after. These pictures were taken just hours before they both foaled.
She is getting squishy around her tail.. more so on the Left side than the right??
And She doesn't look near as filled out as the pic's you've posted..
Somedays I question if she is pregnant... Seems like it's taking forever!! Ugh!!
Yah, I would say she has at least three weeks to go. I know it seems to take forever! I was nearly driven nuts when I was watching the mares all summer! About a month before foaling the mare's hindquarters will start to loosen, so if she's starting to get squishy that is good. When they are just like jello and the tail has no resistance when you move it she will be pretty close.
Here's some more photos... She seems to bag up FULL one day.. then not so much the next...
Today I went to check on her and she was laying down in her stall..she didn't even bother to get up.. that is the first time that has ever happened...
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Looks like she is really filling up! That is normal for her udder to fill and then decrease and then fill again. When she is really close to foaling her udder will stay full night and day and it will be warm and very firm.
She probably is getting tired of carrying such a heavy load around! Lol! A lot of the mares I took care of would lie down a lot a few weeks before foaling. Takes some weight off their legs I guess!
^^ Agreed. It's normal for them to fill up more when they are stalled (usually at night) and go down some in the day when they get to move around more or get pastured. Like Equus Girl said, when it gets super full and stays there, you will know you are close. It still doesn't look too close right now, but not all mares bag up heavily before they foal, so don't count on that completely!
Juna - that was VERY distended milk veins all over her udder and underbelly. They went down a day or two after she foaled, but I'd never seen one quite as veiny as her before either! She never had any edema, but she had a full udder for quite a long time before she foaled.