Pedigree Query

rapid weight loss in horse
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Author:  sulphurfire [ Sun Feb 12, 2017 3:08 pm ]
Post subject:  rapid weight loss in horse

What could cause a horse to go from a 6 on the Hennke scale to a 3 in less than a month. Wormed 2 weeks ago with ivermectrin. Feed hasn't changed, in fact was increased at time of worming. 11 year old mare

Author:  CherryDavis [ Tue Feb 14, 2017 3:53 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: rapid weight loss in horse

Simple things would be teeth, like an abscess or something very painful. If you haven't noticed a Decrease in appetite, neurological issues such as epm can cause rapid weight loss.

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