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        03-04-2014, 05:39 PM
    Yep, if this is quittor, you need to take assertive action NOW! The longer you mess around, the more likelihood of the horse being lame forever/needing to be put down.
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        03-04-2014, 11:26 PM
    Gees Louise thanks cherie! Wish I'd come in here ages ago. It's been so so difficult getting accurate information or anyone to help me! Even to get a vet to answer their phone and don't get me wrong I know they are all flat out but it's overwhelming being ignorant and uncertain whats best for your horse
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        03-05-2014, 01:53 AM
    Never even heard the word "Quittor". It's an infection of the bone?
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        03-05-2014, 04:56 AM
    ^Cos it's not a common thing these days. It's infection of the lateral cartilages, can come from severe white line disease in the quarters and can progress to a bone infection if not treated effectively.
        03-05-2014, 05:14 PM
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    Agree with Cherie. Good luck getting those drugs. Especially Chloramphenicol.

    I had used it on cattle to save the cow's life. When I did that I owned the cow forever... because of its residual half life. It sure does work on Gram Negative organisms such as those in abscesses.

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