How long do you have after ovulation occurs to inseminate successfully? My mare was palpated yesterday and the vet said she would be ready to breed Sat. This morning she was in heat (Fri.) but tonight she is showing no signs what so ever of heat. The shipment is already on it's way and will not get hear til tomorrow. The vet wont be out til afternoon. We first noticed her in heat Thursday morning.
You have a six hour window, approximately, after ovulation occurs. After that time, if not fertilized, the egg begins to deteriorate (sometimes sooner). That's why it is important to get the semen in BEFORE ovulation.
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