Originally Posted by peace love and paints
the mare has nursed him but I have to hold her. The foal is weak even know he is sucking every 2 hours. After I have her nurse him she runs off with the herd. The vet is coming soon and thinks that the mare had no colostrum to start with and that may be the reason why he is so weak. The mare is in pain only when he sucks then she trys to kick at him and runs away.
Please confine the mare before the vet arrives.