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By Susan Salk on April 7, 2016
The first foal produced by a Thoroughbred, among a band of heavily pregnant broodmares rescued from the slaughter pipeline Feb. 29, has made a dramatic entrance into the world. Shortly after Murphy’s Code gave birth to a tiny filly with a slightly crooked nose, the newborn named Liberty was rushed to the veterinary hospital having developed colic and an impaction, says Gerda Silver, who lead the rescue effort in late February to save a band of heavily pregnant broodmares from slaughter, including Murphy’s Code. “The night she was born (March 31) she started to colic and then had trouble passing […]