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Posted: Sunday 22 March, 2009

by Rosemary at 8:46pm in Sheep 1 comment Add your own

Jinx is lame again. She has a slightly deformed right hind hoof and it occasionally gets infected. I trimmed it on Friday, but we'll give her a week of intensive attention and wash it with disinfectant every day. If there's still heat in it tomorrow, I'll ask the vet for a general antibiotic, which will be handy with lambing just around the corner.

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Brad K.

Monday 23 March, 2009 at 12:09am

Have you tried the really old-time remedy - soak in Epsom salts? Use pretty warm water, it is mildly antiseptic, good for bruises and inflammation as well as clearing up infections.

Luck!

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