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My brothers pony ingested two bites of lime from a sack on

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My brothers pony ingested two bites of lime from a sack on the floor is it fatal.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Horse Veterinary
Expert:  DrMelJ replied 1 year ago.

Hi there. Thanks for the question.let me see if I can help. Such a small amount should not be a problem. It might cause a little GI irritation so watch for signs of colic and call a vet right away if the horse won't eat or gets diarrhea.....but my expectation is the horse will be fine. I hope this helps. Best of luck.

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