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- Junkkari, Reija; Simojoki, Heli; Heiskanen, Minna-Liisa; Pelkonen, Sinikka; Sankari, Satu; Tulamo, Riitta-Mari; Mykkänen, Anna
- Acta veterinaria scandinavica 2017 v.59 no.1 pp. 73
- Finnhorse, etc ; Standardbred; air quality; body condition; farms; fibrinogen; foals; hemoglobin; leukocyte count; loose housing; pastures; rearing; respiratory tract diseases; temperature; weanlings; winter; Finland; Show all 17 Subjects
- ... BACKGROUND: Newly weaned horses in Finland are often moved to unheated loose housing systems in which the weanlings have free access to a paddock and a shelter. This practice is considered to be good for the development of young horses. The daily temperatures can stay below − 20 °C in Finland for several consecutive weeks during the winter season. However, the effect of unheated housing in a cold ...
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