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Breastfeeding and weaning
The duration of breastfeeding in wild horses varies between 35 and 40 weeks. The mare begins weaning a few weeks before the birth of a new foal to invest her energy in the future newborn. Weaning is progressive with the resurgence of agonistic behaviors during feedings by the mare towards the foal aged 13 to 16 weeks in order to promote its grazing.
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