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What Is The Best Time Of Year To Breed?

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    08-25-2010, 03:22 AM
I have a little appy mare im going to breed with this year and have a foal next year, im from AUSTRALIA! & im going to get her served in September/October/November this year when im prepared to move her to a stud. So she foal when there is heaps of feed around.
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    08-27-2010, 03:49 PM
If I was breeding, I'd look for the coolest-but-not-to-cool time to have my mare foal. I just lost two rabbits to heat stroke. Shaded area, + heat reflecting tarp over half of cage, + two large dishes of water. I guess one panicked when the wind took the tarp off and knocked over the water, then with the heat today...oi oi oi :( Rest are recovering and will be fine.

I just couldn't imagine having a foal in this kind of weather. I'd end up installing an industrial air conditioner and keeping him in the barn until it gets into the low 80's at least.
    09-01-2010, 09:19 AM
Time of year

I think it depends on the facilities you have and what you plan on doing with the foal. If you have do not have the facilities to have a foal in WI you don't want to have it in January or February, however, if you have a halter horse you definitely want it born early in the year, as the birthday is Jan 1 no matter when the foal is born. If your foal is born in August and you are going up against yearlings that are born in January in a halter class that would be very difficult to win. So I really think it depends on what you are doing and where you live.

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