how to clean the gunk?

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how to clean the gunk?

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    08-07-2008, 02:07 PM
how to clean the gunk?

You know, the gunk between the teats? I just usually use my fingers, but I know that there is a better way to do it! Any suggestions?
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    08-07-2008, 09:05 PM
I just use my fingers too and give them a good scrub during a bath. Someone suggested baby wipes. I thought that sounded a lot better then the stinky fingers method
    08-07-2008, 09:36 PM
I also always used my fingers when I cleaned my mare's. ;)
Baby wipes could work, why couldn't I have thought of that? LOL!! It's probably better.
    08-08-2008, 01:36 AM
I always use my hands also. Sure you could use baby wipes, a wash cloth, an old rag, a soft bristle brush. But you can't get at it the way you do with your fingers.
    08-08-2008, 03:25 PM
Ok. I was kinda thinking that the fingers was the best way...but I just can't get it all! And my mare loves it so much....
    08-08-2008, 05:51 PM
My vet tells me to use dishsoap and warm water.
    08-08-2008, 07:43 PM
Excaliber works great for cleaning between the teats as well the "boy parts" I always use hat with a washcloth whenver I bathe my mares. It works good and doesnt leave any residue that sop can.
    08-09-2008, 12:29 PM
We use Tuck's Medicated Pads, which are a feminine wipe for soothing things like urinary tract infections.

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