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    01-24-2011, 10:47 PM
  #11
Foal
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Originally Posted by spirit88    
I did the wrap last night with betadine and sugar that's what I had on hand. I left the wrap on over night and kept him in the barn,took wrap off early this morning it was full of pus. Re wraped it for the day with same stuff will change it tonight again iam keeping him in the barn he has a huge stall 24by 24 with mats and shavings. His temp was at 102.5 this moring so he still has infection going on. Spirit88
it could be from something besides a stone b. I would recommend calling vet or farrier.
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    01-25-2011, 10:27 AM
  #12
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Took care of my horse at 6:00am uwraped his hoof just full of pus again,plus he's still got a temp of 102.5 even after shot of antibiotics gave second shot this am. Called farrier he will be here at noon he said to also call vet might need to get xrays of the hoof to see whats going on. His leg is also swollen all the way up to his hock so this is not looking good plus he's more lame this am. Will have new update after vet and farrier leave spirit88
     
    01-25-2011, 10:42 AM
  #13
mls
Trained
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Originally Posted by spirit88    
Ok I have penicillin ill give him a shot tonight 20cc and will also check temp again.Will update later on how he's doing.
Guideline for correct PenG dosage is 3 cc per 100 pounds.
     
    01-25-2011, 11:10 AM
  #14
Foal
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Originally Posted by spirit88    
Took care of my horse at 6:00am uwraped his hoof just full of pus again,plus he's still got a temp of 102.5 even after shot of antibiotics gave second shot this am. Called farrier he will be here at noon he said to also call vet might need to get xrays of the hoof to see whats going on. His leg is also swollen all the way up to his hock so this is not looking good plus he's more lame this am. Will have new update after vet and farrier leave spirit88
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    01-25-2011, 11:15 AM
  #15
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Originally Posted by spirit88    
Took care of my horse at 6:00am uwraped his hoof just full of pus again,plus he's still got a temp of 102.5 even after shot of antibiotics gave second shot this am. Called farrier he will be here at noon he said to also call vet might need to get xrays of the hoof to see whats going on. His leg is also swollen all the way up to his hock so this is not looking good plus he's more lame this am. Will have new update after vet and farrier leave spirit88
sounds like you have a good farrier. Hope it goes well.
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    01-25-2011, 03:09 PM
  #16
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The vet and farrier were here early 11:15 just left at 12:30. The hoof was very infected and was deep within the hoof. Vet took xrays and it showed were the infection was,plus hoof testers. The farrier had too pare out a good part of the hoof to reach the infection and boy did the pus come gushing out. The vet did drug my horse before the hoof was worked on,the hoof was flushed out with antibiotics and then packed the huge hole with antibiotic soaked gause then wraped his hoof up,plus his leg was wraped too help get the swelling down. I have to change the wrap every day plus flush out the hole with antibiotics then repack it for the first seven days vet wants that done twice a day. He has to stay in the barn no turnout for a while just hand walking twice a day for ten minutes. He's also on oral antibiotics plus bute for pain ,which he has not putting any weight on that foot he's three legged lame no hand walking tell he will at least put some weight on it. Vet will be back on friday to check on how he's doing.The vet did tell me had I not gotten this taken care of it would of been bad news another four days and the out come would of been not good.
     
    01-25-2011, 03:23 PM
  #17
Green Broke
I'm glad you have a game plan in place, and I'm glad they were both able to get out to see what was going on. Please keep posting updates so we can find out how your boy is faring!
     
    02-21-2011, 07:03 PM
  #18
Green Broke
Just wondering how your horse is doing?
     

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