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        01-27-2012, 11:51 AM
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    Weanling
    Gelding question

    I want to get Charlie Gelded and I am assuming both testies have to be present for that right? I have not checked them in a month so im not sure if the other one has dropped.
         
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        01-27-2012, 12:05 PM
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    Weanling
    Yes, they both need to have dropped, otherwise then it will require surgery. How old is Charlie?
         
        01-27-2012, 12:13 PM
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    Weanling
    He is only 9 months old.
         
        01-27-2012, 12:31 PM
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    Weanling
    You'll probably have to wait now til he's around a year or year and a half
         
        01-27-2012, 12:48 PM
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    Weanling
    So are they ready to mate as soon as they are both dropped?
         
        01-27-2012, 01:04 PM
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    Weanling
    That's a good question. My instinct says yes, but I really am not 100% sure. I have always kept colts seperated from the mares at about a year old, maybe a couple months beforehand.

    May want to see who else responds to this.
         
        01-27-2012, 01:08 PM
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    Weanling
    He is with our mustang mare and I did notice yesterday that she urinated and he went over and urinated right where she did. I think I will separate them just to be safe I do not want any babies.
         
        01-27-2012, 01:26 PM
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    Weanling
    Have you noticed if he has been masterbating? That is a good sign that he is starting to become sexually mature.
         
        01-27-2012, 01:28 PM
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    Trained
    If both testicles are there, even if ONE is there, a horse is able to reproduce.

    Personally, I don't like to keep any intact studs in with mares after 6 months of age unless I am hoping someone gets pregnant. And yes, in some cases they can reproduce that young.

    Unless you are watching them 24/7/365 there is no way to know for sure that he hasn't already mounted her or if he will/will not mount her in the near future.
         
        01-27-2012, 01:29 PM
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    Weanling
    WHAT?? LOL, I have never seen a horse do that. No he hasnt been doing that thankfully.
         

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