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Table 2 The months corresponding to the peaks and nadirs of body weight, by age subgroup

From: Seasonal fluctuations in body weight during growth of Thoroughbred racehorses during their athletic career

  Peak Nadir
Male All ages January August
2–4 y January August
≥5 y January August
Gelding All ages November July
2–4 y October June
≥5 y December June
Female All ages October March
2–4 y October April
≥5 y September February