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Squeezing Follicle to help mare ovulate???

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Powder coated
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Username: Powder_coated

Post Number: 5
Registered: 03-2007
Posted on Tuesday, May 20, 2008 - 01:44 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

My vet has started to "help" my mare along by squeezing her follicle to encourage her to ovulate. It is painful when he does this to her and she gets uncomfortable.

Would this damage the follicle and effect her getting in foal?

She was always a mare that was an easy breeder and took with frozen first try and now since he has started to "help" things along she has been coming up empty.

Any advice would be much appreciated. :-)
 

Jos
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Post Number: 1943
Registered: 10-1999
Posted on Thursday, May 22, 2008 - 11:26 am:   Edit Post Delete Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

It will neither reduce or increase the chances of her getting in foal. Or ovulating, come to that! :-)

It may annoy the heck out of her though!!



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