Why Does my Mares Udders Look Like This?

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Health

Why Does my Mares Udders Look Like This?

This is a discussion on Why Does my Mares Udders Look Like This? within the Horse Health forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category
  • What do mares udders look like when they swell up because she ate something bad
  • Mares utters what do they look like before foaling

LinkBack Thread Tools
    08-01-2010, 04:55 PM
Why Does my Mares Udders Look Like This?

She is in foal. But is a rescue and no one knows when she was covered cause she was most likely covered at the feed lot. I was look at other mare udders on a website and my mares udders look nothing like there ( I was trying to gage about how far along she was) is there something wrong with them or is she doing what she is suppose to do? About how far do you think? Vets are thinking october-december. They didnt do ultrasound because they thought she was to far along and that there would be no point unless they thought something was wrong with the foal.

Sponsored Links
    08-01-2010, 04:57 PM

This is the site I was looking at. Anyone one else have other websites with good information
    08-01-2010, 05:18 PM
Her udder will not start changing until she is closer to foaling. I don't think there is anything wrong, she is just not close to foaling.
An ultrasound would be able to measure the foal and give an idea how big the foal is in term to pregnancy development. Course if the vets are thinking October -December that is a minimun of two months and could be 4 months so she still has alot of development left, especially her udder.
    08-01-2010, 07:32 PM
There does not look like there is anything wrong. It looks like an udder of a mare who has had a foal before. Nothing more or less.
    08-01-2010, 09:53 PM
Thank you. I wasnt sure why they looked so different then the other I guess cause she has had a foal before.
    08-01-2010, 10:15 PM
My mare's udder looks virtually the same; she's had foals before. Sometimes when they have foals, they just don't go back to 'normal'...

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Milk from udders but not pregnant?! horsegal44 Horse Breeding 21 02-16-2012 11:31 PM
Mare at 341 days with confusing udders opal06 Horse Breeding 20 07-06-2010 10:52 PM
Just a little reminder: remember to clean your mares' udders! Wallaby Horse Health 27 06-15-2010 03:10 PM
mare udders filled :S help! beckyarchie Horse Health 6 05-02-2010 05:21 PM
How often do you clean your mare's udders? CloudsMystique Horse Health 9 08-03-2009 05:52 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:50 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0