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  • How tocarw for.puncture wound in horse
  • Colloidal silver spray/leg wounds on horses

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    12-22-2012, 11:00 PM
Keep it pristine clean. & don't let any dirt in it. She's likly to have a scar. But theres MANE+TAIL brand Wound cream that can be found at GREENHAWK, Small price and helps clean and heal quick!
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    12-23-2012, 01:22 AM
Granulex spray. It is fantastic, especially for puncture wounds like that. You will become a hardcore fan when you see how well and how quickly it works. Not suturable, for sure. If you felt the need to give her some smz's for 10 days, and a tetanus shot may be a good idea. I've heard Manuka honey is great, I've never used it.

The Granulex won't leave a trace of proud flesh, and you won't need any antibiotics if you use it. Another product I like for that type of wound is Tri-Care. If the iodine stings, you can rinse the wound out with Betadine instead. I like colloidal silver for that too.
    12-24-2012, 05:24 PM
The benefit of the iodine spray is that I can quickly spray it on and she will tolerate it, whereas something I have to dab on there is becoming a nightmare! Ill have to try the Granulex spray- maybe order it online as I have never heard of it
    12-25-2012, 10:03 PM
I have had dozens of horses cut themselves at my place. When they are running on 2000 acres that's all I can expect! But anyways after about a week more with iodine spray, I would move to using a spray on Cut Heal, Wound Heal, there's a hundred names for it. Its made out of Fish Oil, Linseed Oil and Turpentine for the most part. It helps to dry out the wound and seal the scab.

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