Practical Approach to Nutritional Support of the Dysphagic Foal

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Coordinating suckle-swallow and breathing activities requires a complex integration of motor and sensory signaling. This ability is only partly perfected in the newborn, and disease can disrupt this process easily, resulting in hypophagia or dysphagia. Nutritional support is an important component in the treatment of the sick foal, whether the animal is an… (More)

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