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Good Day. I have a foal of 8,5 months (born 17/7/2011) that
Good Day. I have a foal of 8,5 months (born 17/7/2011) that doesn't look very chirpy the las 4 days. We gave her a painkiller (Finadyne) ons Sunday - by that time she was looking a bit "sad" for 2 day… read more
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fionasteel
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mares: (tb, 12 years old..eye lids, inside of ears..patches..soft lump
One of our brood mares (TB, 12 years old) has acquired a skin 'infection' around the eye lids, inside of ears and on the pole. Also one or two patches on the body. There is soft lump between the forel… read more
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Hi, have a 5 month colt foal who was microchiped month ago
Hi, have a 5 month colt foal who was microchiped month ago the vet dropped the chip before putting it in the foals neck. I noticed it starting to swell so asked the vet come back and take a look. He g… read more
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A number of horses at our yard seem to have what look like
A number of horses at our yard seem to have what look like small ulcers on their lips. They are not visible without close inspection but they are not actually in the mouth. We have two completely sepa… read more
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Hi, I have a Tb mare who was scanned in foal , she is running
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colt: day old..who bearly wants to eat and had runny diarrhea
I have a 3 day old colt who bearly wants to eat and had runny diarrhea, what can I do to help him eat and stop the diarrhea?… read more
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My foal was born one month premature. My normal vet was abroad
My foal was born one month premature. My normal vet was abroad so I got other vets to look at him. He developed lameness but the vets gave him the all clear after a week. However, he was severely sept… read more
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I have on loan a 11 year old cob gelding. On the odd ocassion
I have on loan a 11 year old cob gelding. On the odd ocassion (maybe twice in the last month), I have noticed he has a snotty discharge from his nose. He is currently taking Danillon and Cosequin as h… read more
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cob: his off hind, they are so deep..his feet trimmed every 3..absess
can any one help my cob who has continual absesses in his off hind, they are so deep that they always release through the coronet band, he has his feet trimmed every 3-4 weeks to try to control the co… read more
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5 month old Hanoverian filly. Lump was longitudinal down left
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I am writing a novel set in the 17th century. My heroine is
I am writing a novel set in the 17th century. My heroine is very experienced horsewoman and has observed a number of births of horses. The setting is very rural Jamaica so there is no possibility of w… read more
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I HAVE A FOAL (FILLY) 3 MONTHS OLD. I HAVE A VET SERVING HER
I HAVE A FOAL (FILLY) 3 MONTHS OLD. I HAVE A VET SERVING HER NOW AND THE PROBLEM IS SHE HAS HAD DIARRHEA FOR 9 DAYS AND VETS HAVE TREATED HER WITH FLUIDS, ELECTRALITES ,PEPTO BISMO AND OTHER DRUGS.THE… read more
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mare: my 9 year..yellowish..medial aspect of her upper hind legs..milk
Currently, my 9 year old warm blood mare has a minimal discharge from her udder that crystalizes to a yellowish white substance and dries on each teet. Last week, she had dried greyish/white discharge… read more
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my welsh sectio c broodmare 18 yrs old has developed a hard
my welsh sectio c broodmare 18 yrs old has developed a hard swelling on the muscle at the point of her off hind hip,that is quite hot to touch , she is lame on this leg ,she wants to rest it most of t… read more
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hi, my foal is now 2 and a half months old,she has been ill
hi, my foal is now 2 and a half months old,she has been ill since she was 1 month.our vet suspected rhodococcus and she has been on 3 lots of antibiotics.the tests showed that she does not have this h… read more
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foal: about one month old..treated for scour a couple of weeks
Hello. I have a skewbald filly foal who is about one month old. She did get treated for scour a couple of weeks ago, & appeared to get better, but now has gotten very sick again. (Although she does no… read more
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Please recommend feeding and nutrition for an 1000 lb, 14 yr
Please recommend feeding and nutrition for an 1000 lb, 14 yr old mare with a 6 wk old foal. She is a quarter horse used for pleasure riding who has been pasture fed with the addition of 12% sweet feed… read more
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My Foal has swollen Rear Legs What could be the possible Answer
*4 month old colt *swollen from about the hock down *some parts are warm to touch but not over heated heat *Mother dried up within a week and rejected the foal from drinking due to weather here in Aus… read more
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