Time of foaling in Arabian mares raised in Tiaret, Algeria

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Objective: To enhance effectiveness of reproduction management in Arabian mares, factors influencing the time of foaling were investigated in this study. Methods: Data were collected at the National Haras of Tiaret in Algeria from 2003 to 2010. The foaling time of 255 Arabian pure bred mares, aged from 3 to 20 years were used for this study. Results: A total of 78.07% of foaling happens between 7 pm and 6 am. Conclusions: The influence of the month of foaling and the sex of the foal, on the time of foaling was statically significant. © 2013 Asian Pacific Tropical Biomedical Magazine.




Meliani, S., Benallou, B., Halbouche, M., & Haddouche, Z. (2013). Time of foaling in Arabian mares raised in Tiaret, Algeria. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, 3(7), 587–588. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2221-1691(13)60120-3

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