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Is it possible mare to have milk, eat well, be very fat, and

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is it possible for a mare to have milk, eat well, be very fat, and round, dilate and expell white liquid for several days at about 12 months and 10 days or so. i always touched and pushed on her belly and something really moved from one side to the other..i board my mare.. we leave june 18 - july 2 out of town when we retun no foal yet than a week or so later we are told that she wasnt pregnant that she fooled us.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Horse Veterinary
Expert:  Dan C., DVM replied 1 year ago.
Greetings, and thanks for the question!
It certainly sounds as if you could be describing a pregnant mare! I have a few questions for you so that I might answer you more thoroughly. You mention 12 months and about ten days...is this from when she was last bred? Had she been confirmed to be pregnant? Did she lose weight while you were gone? Has Ruby ever foaled before? Is it your concern that she was pregnant and that now she's not?
Thanks, ***** ***** looking forward to hearing from you.
-Dan C.
Expert:  Dan C., DVM replied 1 year ago.
Just wanted to let you know that I'm out to work for the day. I'll look for a reply when I return late this afternoon.
-Dan C.
Expert:  Dan C., DVM replied 1 year ago.
Hello! Just checking to see if you still needed some help.
-Dan C.

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