Just when I thought I could never replace my filly...

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Avalon1984, Dec 2, 2011.

  1. Avalon1984

    Avalon1984 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 22, 2010
    Muskegon
    Sadly, as a few of you know, we lost our 3 year old filly to a severe colic over Thanksgiving weekend. That was one of the hardest things I ever had to go through and it was a devastating blow to our breeding program. The vets and us did everything we could but in the end we just couldnÂ’t save her. So I spend the last week looking for replacements. The market is soft right now but there are some good bloodlines out there to be had. So I actually did find a filly, as well as a colt that I really liked. Husband has been urging me to get another stallion for a while. Since we sold the first one we have been hauling the mares back and forth for breeding and he wants to have a stud again on the farm. I have a vet check done next week and if all goes well we will be bringing this little guy home with us before Christmas!!! I am so excited! We are still in negotiations with the filly but all looks good. Plus, out of the blue a local PD contacted me about my gelding for sale, they want him for the posse! I am so excited right now!

    This is a picture of Nala, my filly that I lost. I only have pdfs of the colt and filly so far but will post as soon as I have more pictures. The colt has the same roaning that Nala had, high whites and a neat blaze. The filly is pitch black with 4 whites and a nice blaze. Both have great bloodlines. So excited!

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  2. learycow

    learycow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So sorry to hear about your loss [​IMG] she is a gorgeous girl. I love the roaning too!

    Is she a shire? I would love to see pics of the new ones you are getting!
     
  3. Avalon1984

    Avalon1984 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 22, 2010
    Muskegon
    Quote:Thanks. She was a black Clydesdale. Armageddon bloodlines on both sides [​IMG] She was a sweet heart. Even had 1/2 blue eyes on each side. We can only hope that one day we will come across a horse like her again. The new ones are great but nothing is coming close to her [​IMG]
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Sorry about your loss. Good luck with the new one.
     
  5. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    How sad. Very sorry. Keep us updated on the new guy.
     
  6. Avalon1984

    Avalon1984 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 22, 2010
    Muskegon
    Quote:I will you guys, thanks. Just waiting to hear from the shippers as the weather is getting a little questionable up here. It is kind of ironic because out stud colt sold but will stay here until the spring for a safe transport down to AZ. So hopefully my colt and the new Clyde colt can be friends for a while. That'd be great.
     
  7. Avalon1984

    Avalon1984 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 22, 2010
    Muskegon
    Yeah, I figured out how to copy the pictures. Here are the pictures for the new colt. I love his butt. So well muscled.

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  8. AuroraSprings

    AuroraSprings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is he cow-hocky in the back or is that just how he's standing? I know foals are hard to hold still, especially when someone is walking in circles around them.

    Otherwise he looks great! Such a cutie [​IMG]
     
  9. Avalon1984

    Avalon1984 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 22, 2010
    Muskegon
    Quote:The Clydes are bred this way. They want the hocks to be touching and funny shaped like that. It looks even worse witht he foals. I like him [​IMG]
     
  10. goofy98

    goofy98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oooooooooo I wont one but allready have to many horses what do you think on appys? I have just started on my breeding program just had my first filly this year need to get more mares and one more colt. what do you think I should do keep the filly and get a colt or sell the filly and with the mony get a mare that and just have that? I will post pics [​IMG]


    here she is as you can see just born
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    it is so weird that she terned out like here dad so what do you think?
     

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