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Pigging abscesses!

Discussion in 'Hoof Care' started by Jessey, Sep 24, 2017.

  1. Jessey

    Jessey Well-Known Member

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    Jess had another abscess, no bother at the time (I'm guessing it was at least 8 weeks ago assuming its grown down from the coronet), I'd noticed a flappy bit of periople growing down with her foot, so ignored it but picked it a couple of weeks ago to find a split under it from an abscess exit.

    The split has now started cracking down the hoof (90 degrees from the original split) and I'm a little concerned we are going to loose the entire heel :eek: will call the farrier tomorrow and see if putting shoes on might take the strain off it until it grows out, we've only just grown out the last ones!
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  2. Jessey

    Jessey Well-Known Member

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    This is where the crack is, its hard to see on those pics
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  3. orbvalley

    orbvalley Well-Known Member

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    I've never seen a hoof quite like that:confused: sorry i can't help
     
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    Trewsers Well-Known Member

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    Oh heck! Hope the farrier can help.
     
  6. Jane&Ziggy

    Jane&Ziggy Learning together!

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    Oh b*llocks. No help here I am afraid, but I hope you get it sorted
     
  7. Jessey

    Jessey Well-Known Member

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    On the positive side, she's sound! :eek::rolleyes::p
     
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