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Horse 370 fay's in foal and no sign of having it. Does have

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Horse 370 fay's in foal and no sign of having it. Does have small udder and vulva opened for over 2 weeks
JA: I'll do all I can to help. Can you tell me a little more about the horse's situation?
Customer: In what way
JA: When was the horse last seen by a vet?
Customer: Not been seen
JA: What's the horse's name?
Customer: Dee
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know about Dee?
Customer: She is 26. Has had foals when she was younger
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
370 days in foal today
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Any answer please
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Hi, Welcome to JustAnswer. You're through to Dr Chris, a Vet based in the UK. I am reviewing your question and will get back to you shortly

Thank for your question. I appreciate your concern here, however the gestation period in a horse is highly variable (much more so than other animals). Many consider anywhere up to 380 days to be a nornal gestation period. So long as we do not have any concerning signs (malaise, poor appetite, colic, fever or abnormal vaginal discharge) then we can wait a little longer.

If we get to 380 days with no sign of anything happening then I would veetainly get your vet out to see her to check that everything is still OK with the pregnancy.

I hope that answers your question? Please let me know if you need any further help or advice.

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