Foaling period of Thoroughbred horses in several countries


Klement, J.

Bulletin Vyzkumna Stanice pro Chov Koni Slatinany 1977(28): 19

1977


The distribution of foaling in 1970-72 in Czechoslovakia (360 foals), Poland (538 foals), France (10 707 foals) and the UK (21 854 foals) was compared. In Czechoslovakia, 26.9% of births occurred in Jan., 22.2% in Feb., 23.9% in Mar., 15.5% in Apr., 10.5% in May, and 1.0% in June-July. In Poland, 35.8% of births occurred in Jan., and 26.6, 25.5, 8.9 and 3.2% in Feb.-May resp. In the UK, 2.9% of births occurred in Jan., and 9.1, 21.1, 32.2, 27.6, 6.3, 0.8 and 0.1% in Feb.-Aug. resp.