milk testing...

Whizz105

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just come across a website about breeding that states this:

At first, the "milk" will be more of a clear fluid, then it will turn the more familiar white. The milk will, within a few days to hours before the birth of the foal, turn from white to a sticky yellow, which is the colostrum, or first milk.


I thought that it was sticky yellow, then clear then milk...!

Have been checking my mare and it has been clear not sticky and tonight it was clear/yellow but sticky.

So now i'm confused!

Is the colour of milk stages differ from mare to mare?
 

ProperBo

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my mares has gone from yellow to clear and just gone up to check her and shes blowing a bit and her tummy is grumbling.

Ive given up with whats supposed to be normal and going with the flow lol
 

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just gone to check mine aswell and she was restless, kicked her belly a couple of times, looked at belly...very noisy belly too! last couple of days she has been blowing alot more but i have put this down to the hot weather we are having.
Vulva very loose and now and again can see the flesh inside its that loose!
But then she did start eating her hay...so maybe not tonight!

How many days is your mare? mine is 326
 

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i have no idea how many days she is. got her beginning of july so she was covered may/june ish. Only found out she was preggers about 8 weeks ago. Went to check her at 11am then 2am and nothing.
 
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