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Poll: Is this a filly year ... or a colt year. (Fillies are STILL winning!)

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  • Poll: Is this a filly year ... or a colt year. (Fillies are STILL winning!)

    Let's see what the numbers show!!!

    The numbers after each are if you had multiple mares ... e.g., you had 5 mares that foaled ... geddit?
    Filly (1)
    Colt (1)
    Filly (2)
    Colt (2)
    Filly (3)
    Colt (3)
    Filly (4)
    Colt (4)
    Filly (5)
    Colt (5)
    Last edited by Oldenburg Mom; May. 11, 2007, 09:27 AM.
    "For God hates utterly
    The bray of bragging tongues."
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  • Original Poster

    Ha! That's 3 fillies to one colt. I predict it will be a filly year!
    "For God hates utterly
    The bray of bragging tongues."
    Sophocles, Antigone Spoken by the Leader of the Chorus of Theban Elders


    • #3
      I have 4 fillies and 2 colts and 2 left to foal. I hope I voted right. Now my clients have 4 colts so far out of 6 mares....


      • #4
        The last 2 years were all filly years, and so far this is a colt year. 3 on the ground are colts and we have 1 more to go any day. This all from the same stallion too!
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        • #5
          The numbers at our farm are too small for any reliable stats... one filly so far this year and one (MINE!! MINE!!) will probably go within a week. I so want a filly!

          I really hope it is a filly year, at least here. Last year, one foal at the farm, a colt. In 2005, three colts.
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          • #6
            I have bred 5 foals in my life - ALL have been fillies.

            This year I broke the mold with a BAY filly, though. The previous 4 had been chestnut fillies (even though 2 were by a grey stallion and one of those out of a bay mare!)

            A friend of mine wants to know my secret! LOL I just don't know what I will do when I have a colt - it will be strange!


            • #7
              One of each sex for the 2 mares bred for us.
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              • Original Poster

                Fillies are winning: 19 to 13. That's 59.4% to 40% IT'S A FILLY KINDA YEAR!!!

                Of course you all know I've got a spreadsheet set up for this. Hahahahaha.
                Last edited by Oldenburg Mom; May. 10, 2007, 04:23 PM.
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                The bray of bragging tongues."
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                • #9
                  This year has been a filly year so far - 3 foals - 2 fillies 1 colt. Mares in Ireland are still to foal so I'm hoping the trend continues.

                  Last year was an insane colt year out of 7 foals 6!!! were colts
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                  • #10
                    I have to wait until Rubi foals to vote. But so far at the farm where my girls are foaling we have had 3 colts. Two more mares are due (my Rubi and an Escudo mare). I am doing a frantic fillt dance for ms Rubi!
                    Mary Lou


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                    • #11
                      2 colts for me...but then again, I always have colts.
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                      • #12
                        I just added 3 colts and 2 fillies. We were delighted to see colts this year, they're the first ones we've had since 2003.


                        • Original Poster


                          Total number: 52 foals

                          59.6% FILLIES!
                          40.4% Colts.

                          FILLIES ROCK!!!!
                          "For God hates utterly
                          The bray of bragging tongues."
                          Sophocles, Antigone Spoken by the Leader of the Chorus of Theban Elders


                          • #14
                            voted for 2 fillies but tonigh a 3rd one is born... so 3 fillies on 3 at my farm this year!!!
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                            • #15
                              Numbers didn't let me go high enough but so far from our mares and customers theres 6 fillies and 3 colts.
                              Quality doesn\'t cost it pays.


                              • #16
                                I am at 1 of each but hopefully by the end of this weekend I can give the colt side a boost (please, please, please).
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                                • #17
                                  Ah, but that is only for the "internet fillies"
                                  BTW, I had another gorgeous colt last night but can't add him to the poll.
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                                  • #18
                                    Still waiting (that's good - she's only at day 317). I want a colt (because baby will be sold - boys are easier to sell), but have a feeling it's going to be a filly. If so, it would be my first filly & I wouldn't complain too loudly.


                                    • Original Poster

                                      Originally posted by Edgar View Post
                                      Ah, but that is only for the "internet fillies"
                                      BTW, I had another gorgeous colt last night but can't add him to the poll.
                                      I'll put him in the mix, Edgar. And what ... only "internet fillies" rock?????
                                      "For God hates utterly
                                      The bray of bragging tongues."
                                      Sophocles, Antigone Spoken by the Leader of the Chorus of Theban Elders


                                      • #20
                                        Well, Ringo's 4th and last was born last night and it's a 4th cold. So that's 4 for 4 for me! I already entered 3 in the poll since I can't add the 4th.
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