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    08-23-2009, 01:26 PM
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Weanling
Update on Dixie's Heaves

She is doing so much better. Got her started on Dex and doubled the bronchial dialator (Breathe Ease).

She's still using the abs to push, but it's much less noticable and more relaxed, and I only hear a short puff on her exhale through her nose.

She's been on the Dex for 3 days. Has to go 2 more at the 5cc and then wean her off.

I hope she'll be back to normal (am I hoping for too much??)

Anyway, today I asked her if she wanted her alfalfa, and she actually drew in a deep breath and made a really low nicker!!! She's not been able to do that in weeks
     
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    08-23-2009, 03:44 PM
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Green Broke
Awwhh! I am glad to hear that she is doing a little better. And no, I don't think you are asking to much!
     
    08-23-2009, 04:03 PM
  #3
Showing
Thanks for the update, glad to hear she is improving
     
    08-23-2009, 05:30 PM
  #4
Yearling
That is great news!
     
    08-24-2009, 01:31 PM
  #5
Foal
That's great! Hopefully you've found the right combination of meds. It's always a guessing game.
     

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