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  • rdkaurich
    Hi, I ve got a question, my 22 year old arab has had copd for about 2 years now. in the winter i put his hay in the insulated tub and put water in it. my
    Message 1 of 6 , Dec 4, 2010
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      Hi, I've got a question, my 22 year old arab has had copd for about 2 years now. in the winter i put his hay in the insulated tub and put water in it. my question is, is it harmful for him to drink the left over water? thanks in advance for any suggestions. donna
    • maninder mattu
      well, hay is basically soaked in water to remove dust and any kind of fungal spores and i guess consuming the same water may expose the horse to fungal spores
      Message 2 of 6 , Dec 4, 2010
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        well, hay is basically soaked in water to remove dust and any kind of fungal spores and i guess consuming the same water may expose the horse to fungal spores so probably its better to not drink that water. also now a days hay streamers are avilable, you can try one of them also it will be good for old horse like yours,
        Hay Steamers: A relatively new method of dealing with RAO with horses is to thoroughly Steam the Hay in a commercially available steamer. Feedback from users is very encouraging on the relief factor obtained from RAO
                                                                                                                                                                              thanks

        From: rdkaurich <rdkaurich@...>
        To: equineveterinarymedicine@yahoogroups.com
        Sent: Sat, December 4, 2010 6:32:45 AM
        Subject: [equineveterinarymedicine] COPD

         

        Hi, I've got a question, my 22 year old arab has had copd for about 2 years now. in the winter i put his hay in the insulated tub and put water in it. my question is, is it harmful for him to drink the left over water? thanks in advance for any suggestions. donna


      • Ryle Dittmar
        The issues with dust and fungal spores for COPD horses is inhaling them. Drinking the water shouldn t be an issue. Cindy D., RVT ... From:
        Message 3 of 6 , Dec 5, 2010
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          The issues with dust and fungal spores for COPD horses is inhaling them.  Drinking the water shouldn't be an issue.
           
          Cindy D., RVT
           
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          From: equineveterinarymedicine@yahoogroups.com [mailto:equineveterinarymedicine@yahoogroups.com]On Behalf Of maninder mattu
          Sent: Saturday, December 04, 2010 8:26 PM
          To: equineveterinarymedicine@yahoogroups.com
          Subject: Re: [equineveterinarymedicine] COPD

           

          well, hay is basically soaked in water to remove dust and any kind of fungal spores and i guess consuming the same water may expose the horse to fungal spores so probably its better to not drink that water. also now a days hay streamers are avilable, you can try one of them also it will be good for old horse like yours,
          Hay Steamers: A relatively new method of dealing with RAO with horses is to thoroughly Steam the Hay in a commercially available steamer. Feedback from users is very encouraging on the relief factor obtained from RAO
                                                                                                                                                                                thanks

          From: rdkaurich <rdkaurich@...>
          To: equineveterinarymedicine@yahoogroups.com
          Sent: Sat, December 4, 2010 6:32:45 AM
          Subject: [equineveterinarymedicine] COPD

           

          Hi, I've got a question, my 22 year old arab has had copd for about 2 years now. in the winter i put his hay in the insulated tub and put water in it. my question is, is it harmful for him to drink the left over water? thanks in advance for any suggestions. donna


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