Prevalence of gastric lesions in foals without signs of gastric disease: an endoscopic survey.

@article{Murray1990PrevalenceOG,
  title={Prevalence of gastric lesions in foals without signs of gastric disease: an endoscopic survey.},
  author={Michael J Murray and Catherine M. Murray and Howard J Sweeney and J M Weld and N J Digby and Sarah J Stoneham},
  journal={Equine veterinary journal},
  year={1990},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={6-8}
}
Gastroendoscopic examinations were conducted on 75 Thoroughbred foals aged two to 85 days on seven breeding farms in England and Ireland. The foals showed no signs of gastric disease. There was no significant difference between lesion prevalence in foals in England (16 of 28 foals; 57 per cent) or Ireland (22 of 47 foals; 47 per cent). Neither was there any sex predilection (18 of 36 males; 20 of 39 females). Lesions were most prevalent in foals under 10 days old (8 of 9) and least prevalent in… CONTINUE READING

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