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        04-18-2013, 06:00 PM
      #21
    Foal
    Found the ad&e ,it was with the goat and sheep stuff but they where out
    Will look online tonight and try to order some.
    Thanks
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        04-18-2013, 06:03 PM
      #22
    Foal
    Did notice last night he is scratchin on everything so reckon he is pretty itchy.
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        04-18-2013, 08:53 PM
      #23
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    If he starts rubbing his mane out and scratching down to the blood, you can put some garden Sevin Dust in an old sock, tie it shut and dust the horse all over, especially along and under the mane. Also, what is the concentration of the Vitamin A. If it is not made for cattle, it may be a weaker concentration.
         
        04-19-2013, 06:39 PM
      #24
    Foal
    Where is a good place to order the vitamin A?
    The place I found that had it was sold out and wont be replacin for awhile.
    Thanks
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        04-19-2013, 07:47 PM
      #25
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    This is what we use. It is cheap and it is in stock. We also get our vaccines from Jeffers. They send us their livestock and equine catalogs. They also carry Farnam's 'Mare Plus'. Vitamin A-D - Jeffers
         
        04-20-2013, 07:51 AM
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    Foal
    Thanks got some ordered.
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        04-20-2013, 09:46 PM
      #27
    Foal
    Cherie: Do you give the injectable orally?? If so, how much? I have a mare that really just looks like she's rubbed herself bad on her shoulders and thought the Vitamin A might help her out. Please let me know. Thanks!
         
        04-20-2013, 11:37 PM
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    Foal
    They told me orally
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        04-21-2013, 08:18 AM
      #29
    Green Broke
    Yes orally. Farm stores sell syringes but the kind without a needle. Measure out 5cc and squirt it in the mouth, just like dewormer, once a week for a month. Then I think you can do it once a month for maintenance or a vitamin supplement with a high enough dose.
         
        04-21-2013, 09:04 AM
      #30
    Foal
    Thank you! Just a month? Wow....now I know I ordered too much! LOL!

    Do you ever give it for maintenance or at a certain time of year or wait until an issue starts brewing? I thought about giving my mare the Mare Plus but the statement about the selenium makes me concerned about her getting to much of that.

    I ordered the Vitamin A-D and syringes from Jeffers......just waiting now. :)
         

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