PetPlace.com Tips on Failure of Passive Transfer - Page 1

My Pet: FREE Tools to Care for Your Pet and Connect with Others


Over 10,000 Vet Approved Articles Search All Articles

Tips on Failure of Passive Transfer

By: PetPlace Staff

Read By: Pet Lovers
Email To A Friend Print
Foals that do not receive these antibodies have a condition known as failure of passive transfer (FPT), which can be either complete, where the foal receives no colostrum, or partial, where the foal receives poor quality colostrum. Foals with FPT are more likely to develop septicemia, a life threatening bacterial infection which can manifest as pneumonia, infected joints (septic arthritis), diarrhea and meningitis.

For more information, please read the story Failure of Passive Transfer.

Comment & Share
Email To A Friend Print

Dog Photos Enjoy hundreds of beautiful dog photos Let's Be Friends Follow Us On Facebook Follow Us On twitter

Close

Email to a Friend

Article to eMail
Tips on Failure of Passive Transfer




Thanks!
Close
My Pet
Coming Soon

Tools to Care for Your Pet and
Connect with Others!

Be the First to Know.
Notify Me