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Ideas for cures for rain scald?

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    05-17-2013, 08:57 PM
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Foal
Ideas for cures for rain scald?

One of my horses has very minor rain scald, any ideas for removing it quickly?
I have previously used a weak bleach solution to clear up mud fever which I believe is caused by the same bacteria.
Would a bleach solution be ok for fixing rain scald?
     
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    05-18-2013, 07:17 AM
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Yearling
Betadine wash has worked well for me. If you already have scabs, use a little vaseline or something similar to loosen them up and removed. Let the sun and air get at it and keep the area dry.
     
    05-18-2013, 07:21 AM
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Green Broke
5cc of the injectable Vitamin A but you just squirt it in their mouth once a week. Rain rot and the like is caused by a lack of vitamin A.
aforred and goneriding like this.
     

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