Young horses, cattle and sheep learn what and when to eat from the mother. This foal is imitating its mother, even when it is still too young to graze. Grazing animals prefer the forages they ate when they were young.

Mare and foal

Credit: Temple Grandin

Digital Credit: Temple Grandin

Publisher: Grandin Livestock Handling Systems, Inc.

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Description: Young horses, cattle and sheep learn what and when to eat from the mother. This foal is imitating its mother, even when it is still too young to graze. Grazing animals prefer the forages they ate when they were young.

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