What horse disease has a geographic association with a particular river?
Potomac Horse Fever is known for the Potomac River. Originating in Eastern US it had been found in other parts of the US and Canada. It is a seasonal virus that is in late spring to early fall. The signs include High Fever, Diarrhea, Laminitis, mild colic and low gut sounds. Uncommon in pregnant mares it can abort a fetus between 90-120 days or 2nd tri-mester. If it has been found in an area it may reaccur for several years and there are killed vaccines and a vaccine tied with rabies. None can prevent the abortion of a fetus. Treatment includes the vaccine, which should me given in middle summer.
How many chromosome pairs does a horse have?
32 pairs, total of 64
Who is the current Miss Rodeo America?
MACKENZIE CARR, MISS RODEO AMERICA 2012,
What type of colic is the mildest and most common, usually not lifethreatening?
How soon after foaling should a mare be dewormed to ensure the foal's
protection from threadworms?
On the day of foaling
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