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post #1 of 9 Old 10-16-2010, 11:16 AM Thread Starter
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Unhappy injured horse, back hove

left eye hurt herself last sat, she cut the back of her hove with wire and i am trying to give her a shot, the ferrier that is helping me is out of town until monday, can i wait until then or do i need to give shot now?
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post #2 of 9 Old 10-16-2010, 03:12 PM
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What kind of shot are you giving and why? Do you know how to give a shot??? If you don't know what you are doing, then don't give the horse the shot yourself.
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post #3 of 9 Old 10-16-2010, 03:44 PM
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What is the shot for? Are you talking about a bullet or an injection, and do you know how to give whichever it is?
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post #4 of 9 Old 10-19-2010, 12:45 PM Thread Starter
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Smile injured hove

appreciate reponse, the action took, went to library and got a book on vet medcine and it had a picture of a horse muscle make up and spoke how to give a shot, work perfect and needless to left eye is doing good.
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post #5 of 9 Old 10-19-2010, 01:27 PM
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Errr what kind of shot? A painkiller, like Bute? Bute is supposed to be intravenous, I think. Or is it Banamine? I believe Banamine can be given intramuscularly as well as intravenously. I'd leave it to the vet. Painkillers come in other forms like pills, paste and powder-- I suggest using that until the vet can help you. If it's a shot to prevent infection (antibiotic), I think they have powdered forms of that as well.

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post #6 of 9 Old 10-19-2010, 02:17 PM
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This is obviously a troll, people.

It's trying to make all y'all upset.

Do not engage.

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post #7 of 9 Old 10-19-2010, 02:33 PM
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Love the picture, SR!

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post #8 of 9 Old 10-19-2010, 02:35 PM
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Thanks, Barrel.

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post #9 of 9 Old 10-19-2010, 05:11 PM
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P.S. I would guess, if not a troll, it was just Tetanus :]

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