Arnold Reproduction Center sends recipient mares to auction...

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  1. Circle C

    Circle C Senior Member

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    The mare owner has the recip mare at their barn until the foal is weaned. Then the mare goes back to the recip farm. I am speaking of the condition/treatment at the large recip mare farm I had experience with only.
     
  2. Garfield70

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    Ah, so you get a recipient foal only every two years? The mare is not covered again with a donor embryo after the foal is born?
     
  3. Circle C

    Circle C Senior Member

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    Good question.... I'm not altogether sure, but it would appear that way. I never really thought about it and I wasn't there very long to tell you the truth. I was not a fan.
     
  4. slc

    slc Senior Member

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    I can't imagine that.
     
  5. Whoa

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    Yes, typically the recip mare goes home (foal owner) when confirmed in foal. She foals and raises that foal, when weaned the mare would then be returned to the vet or stallion station to be used again. My vet has a "herd" of recip mares, in the fall she has about half (open mares) to winter and be ready to use again in the spring.
     

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