Nutritional Articles

Nutrition for the clinically ill horse & Feeding the rapidly growing foal

Published: 1997-12-31

Author:
Ralston, S.L.

Brief content of the articles:
Ralston discusses the way how horses should be rehabilitated (and fed) after prolonged starvation or surgery or horses with acute or chronic hepatic dysfunction.
In the article “feeding the rapidly growing foal”Ralston suggests that rapidly growing foals should be fed rations that sustain good growth rates. Further suggestions are given on protein and mineral requirements in the first 2 years of life.
Keywords: starvation; intestinal resection; hepatic failure; kidney failure; clinical nutrition; DOD; OCD, proteins; calcium; phosphorus; copper, zinc.

Reference:
Ralston, S.L., Nutrition for the clinically ill horse & Feeding the rapidly growing foal, Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, Volume 17, Number 12, 1997, p 632 – 636.

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