B-L Pellets instead of Bute?
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Health

B-L Pellets instead of Bute?

This is a discussion on B-L Pellets instead of Bute? within the Horse Health forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category
  • Is b & L the same as bute
  • Bl pellets horses

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    10-18-2007, 05:34 PM
  #1
Yearling
B-L Pellets instead of Bute?

My QH gets 1 tablet of Bute in the AM and one in the PM for soreness and swelling due to arthritius - I noticed this product and wondered if anyone here has used it in lieu of Bute?

B-L Pellets
The Horse Journal's Two-Time #1 ranked natural pain relief formula is now available in a concentrated pellet form. B-L Pellets boasts the same active complex as industry leader B-L Solution in an alfalfa base horses love and horse owners know won't freeze. In 2000, the HJ reported B-L was "equivalent to 1.5-2.0 grams of Bute" and in June 2005, HJ said B-L produced the "Most rapid results and at the best price." B-L Pellets is a sure hit!

Contains Devil's Claw, Yucca and Vitamin B-12 in an apple and molasses flavored alfalfa pellet. Feed 1 oz., for an average horse (1100 lbs), daily with feed. 1 oz. Scoop inclosed.
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    10-18-2007, 10:46 PM
  #2
Yearling
I would be more likely to go with a Glucosamine supplement to help with joint discomfort, at least it's been proven in studies as being effective. Also, if you aren't exercising your horse a little every day, that will help minimize stiffness and pain from arthritis.

Also, talk to your vet about Adequan IM. It's a product that you can give yourself and I've seen really good results in our old arthritic patients when they were put on it.
     
    10-19-2007, 12:29 PM
  #3
Yearling
Thanks for the info! I'll check into that with my vet :)
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:34 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0