Gastrointestinal and endocrine function during 'foal heat diarrhoea' in healthy foals.

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Gastrointestinal function was assessed in normal foals before, during and after the onset of 'foal heat diarrhoea' by haematological, biochemical, microbiological and parasitological methods, and by a combined lactose tolerance-breath hydrogen excretion test. Warmblood mares (n=11) and their foals were used. The foals were assessed according to a standard… (More)

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@article{Gianini2000GastrointestinalAE, title={Gastrointestinal and endocrine function during 'foal heat diarrhoea' in healthy foals.}, author={M H Gianini and Olivier Sutter and Daniel C Burger and Verena Bracher}, journal={Journal of reproduction and fertility. Supplement}, year={2000}, volume={56}, pages={717-24} }