Shawnee's Foaling Thread ~ Baby has arrived!! - The Horse Forum
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post #1 of 54 Old 05-16-2012, 11:07 PM Thread Starter
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Shawnee's Foaling Thread ~ Baby has arrived!!

Shawnee is 321 days now and I have full permission to make her a foaling thread. I also have full cooperation as well since I will be getting all the pictures and updates from my mom. Her official due date is June 6 (340 days) and happens to be the same day my kids get out of school. I will be heading up there as soon as I can, just don't know how long Shawnee will hold out. She may go early or late, has no pattern. We are unsure how long she went exactly with her colt 9 years ago, and her filly last year went past 350 days but that was probably because she was a mustard foal. All precautions have been taken this year so we don't have another mustard baby, lucked out last year with having only minor problems with her filly.

*If you are interested to learn about Mustard Foals (congenital hypothyroid dysmaturity syndrome), here is a link: http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu/depts-fdiu...oalsReport.pdf


This is her colt, Daragon, born April 2003 at only a few hours old. The only thing we know of his sire is that he was a morgan. Backstory~ My mom bought Shawnee shortly before she foaled. This was an unplanned breeding by her previous owner. She had a paid breeding to a APHA registered stallion, and she was unsuccessfully bred. Then her previous owner decided to send her to a trainer for a tune-up. While there, the trainer decided to breed the mare to his morgan stallion and returned the bred mare after the training period was over to a very unhappy owner.
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Here is Daragon as a yearling
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This is Shawnee's filly, Dawn, born May 28, 2011. You can't tell from this picture, but she was very small, premature skin and hair, a parrot jaw, and contracted tendons on her hind legs. She was manually assisted in standing up and laying down every few hours for the first 36 hours after birth when she could finally do it herself. These were all from being a mustard foal. She got minor vet care as a newborn, only as much as she needed. An IV for her lack of antibodies and a shot to help relax her tendons. She quickly grew and improved, just a really rough start.
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Picture of Dawn taken last month next to my sister and her mare, Magic
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Shawnee's current bump, picture taken May 12
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Wallaby and flytobecat like this.

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post #2 of 54 Old 05-16-2012, 11:14 PM
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Ohhh...Who's the daddy?

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Warning~ Girl Parts

Pictures taken today
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Almost forgot, this is the sire. Also the sire of last year's filly. He is tested EE aa so we are getting a black no matter what
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Reference from last year

I just realized that I had her udder picture from last year, taken exactly to the day, one year ago... and her current udder size/shape is almost a perfect match for what it was last year

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does this mean she is on track for a foal born before I can get there? We shall see

Another reference picture, this is Shawnee's baby bump from May 20 (8 short days from foaling)
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Baby Pictures of Sir

Here is baby daddy as a baby
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and as a yearling
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Pretty momma and handsome poppa!
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Today's Update ~326 Days

Shawnee loves to eat and eat and eat
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Starting milk tests, her calcium level is very low, barely registerable on the tests so far.
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And if you look closely, you can see Daddy to be in the background of the last picture. He is eating his breakfast in his paddock
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post #10 of 54 Old 05-27-2012, 11:36 PM Thread Starter
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332 Days in foal

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No optical illusion, she has clamped her butt! Everything is tight and far from relaxed Maybe she is being nice and will hold baby in until I arrive in a week and a half?

Her milk was tested this evening, her calcium is about 125 right now
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