Pregnancy in animals
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Scope and Contents Leach thanks Ewart for the book on the development of the horse. He wonders why mares even after foaling do not get stinted so easily in cold weather as in mild, and why maiden mares do not come into season or get in foal until the end of March or early April and postulates that the cold retards development.
Dates: 24 January 1916
Scope and Contents Dry asks Ewart for references for his studies on the pre-natal development of sheep, as a graduate student at the Massey Agricultural College, a Miss N. Galpin, is studying the pre-natal development of the coat of the Romney lamb.
Dates: 07 March 1933
Scope and Contents Wrench explains that at his stud farm they have 15 Connemara pony mares (nine of which are in foal to an Arab and two to a Connemara stallion) and two Erris ponies (in foal to a thoroughbred). This season they plan to mix the pairings and the results of the couplings will be carefully monitored. He believes that the Arab is an exceptional horse, bettered only by the winner at the Paris Exhibition. He adds that Wilfred Blunt's pony that competed against it looked quite plain in comparison.
Dates: 25 February 1902
Scope and Contents Russell, who signs himself 'Bedford', writes that he is ready to continue experiments with Przewalski's horses and asks Ewart to send the pony mares that he wants to cross to Woburn. He comments that his Grevy's zebra is due to foal soon.
Dates: 09 April 1907
Scope and Contents Catchpole enquires whether copies of Ewart's pamphlet 'A critical period in the development of the horse' are still available, as he is working on problems surrounding the appearance during early pregnancy of sex hormones in the blood stream of the mare.
Dates: 01 November 1933
Scope and Contents Crichton-Stuart, who signs himself 'Bute', thanks Ewart for the offer of the pony, but he is sorry that he cannot accept it as he is too busy. His cross-bred Shetlands are going on well and he looks forward to hearing what Ewart's fat-tailed sheep produce in May.
Dates: 15 January 1916
Scope and Contents Cecil confirms details of the transport of the cow in calf to his Jersey bull from Southampton to Glasgow. They have nearly succeeded in altering the title of the stud book to the 'National British Pony Stud Book'. He wishes the Highland breeders would submit their entries, as he does not think it wise to have separate publications in England and Scotland.
Dates: 01 December 1912
Scope and Contents The writer asks Ewart to give her advance notice of his visit, and mentions that she had an Arab mare in foal.
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Dates: 07 February 1903
Scope and Contents Alexander writes that he has not got another Przewalski's horse so far and the mares are not in foal. He has informed Colonel Oliphant of this. He is disappointed at his cross-bred lambs but the Africans and the fat tails are better. He asks whether Ewart has got permission from the Board of Agriculture to use his fat-tailed ram.
Dates: 16 May 1912
Scope and Contents Alexander asks whether Ewart wishes to purchase a Mysore bull from him. He is lame but well-behaved, and Alexander would take £10 to save him from going to the butcher. He reports that his filly was hard to handle but is settling down, while her dam should foal soon although she has not wintered well and looks in poor condition. He complains that his pair of Pallas's cats are not healthy.
Dates: 25 May 1914