Hi, I don't have any experience with the use of nurse mares. I have a mare whose almost year old filly was weaned last fall. They were seperated for a couple months and then put back together. I didn't notice the filly trying to nurse over the winter, but this spring has started again. I've never had a foal who once weaned would start to nurse again. I also didn't think that my mare would produce more milk after having dried up during their seperation. I don't know if my mare's milk would still be good enough for a foal needing a nurse mare or not. If it would be she is located in Nebraska. She's never been a nurse mare before, but is a very loving mom so would think she would be ok with doing so. If anyone is interested in her please let me know. Also if not does anyone have any suggestions about how to keep the filly from nursing. Seperation is kind of impossible now as I only have the one pasture and don't have any hay left from winter so can't lock one in the corral and feed hay. Thank-you
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