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post #1 of 5 Old 03-04-2013, 11:14 AM Thread Starter
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Runny nose

My 8 year old paint has a nasty green/yellow stuff coming out his nose. I'm worried, but I think maybe it could be caused from the saw dust? We just built them a barn.............
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post #2 of 5 Old 03-04-2013, 11:16 AM
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Green means infection. Time for the vet.
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post #3 of 5 Old 03-04-2013, 11:17 AM Thread Starter
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post #4 of 5 Old 03-04-2013, 03:32 PM
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He will probably need antibiotics. They are usually powder in packets that you put in their grain once a day or so for like 10 days

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post #5 of 5 Old 03-04-2013, 03:40 PM
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Also take the temperature. You can get a digital rectal thermometer for under $5 at the drug store (usually in the baby aisle). A priceless piece of information to have when calling your vet. Also, know how to accurately take a heart and respiration rate.
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