Can someone tell me what the white, dry little beads are on the INSIDE of the teat on a near-term mare? Is this a pre-cursor to actually waxing? Sometimes on our mares I see that these little dry, white beads may be somewhat pushed out with another dry, white bead coming out behind it. I have never had anyone explain that to me and would like to hear from all of you. This is not the same as the clear, sticky little beads you see when they actually start to wax. Thanks for your help.
I've heard it called 'sugar teats', Ruby had them the afternoon before she foaled.
It means you are getting close!
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