2013, Cilt 29, Sayı 1, Sayfa(lar) 014-023
Factors effecting live weight, body measurements, disease incidence, livability and fertility of Sport horses: II. Live weight and body measurements in foals
Deniz Taşkın1, Serdar Koçak2
1Askeri Veteriner Okulu ve Eğitim Merkezi Komutanlığı, Gemlik, Bursa, Türkiye
2Afyon Kocatepe Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Zootekni Anabilim Dalı, Afyonkarahisar, Türkiye
Keywords: Sport horse, growth, live weight, body measurement
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Aim: Aim of this research was to determine factors effecting live weight and body measurements in sport and friesian foals at Gemlik Military Veterinary School.

Materials and Methods: The material of this study includes 118 head sport and Friesian foals in the years 2002-2009.

Results: Values of live weight and body measurements of foals at different levels of the year and effect of gender was significant.

Conclusion: Growth of foals maintained at the institution could be said to be in good level. High live weight and body measurements were determined in born foals between 2006 and 2009