Gleason's Horse Book and Veterinary Adviser; Comprising History, Breeding, Training, Breaking, Buying, Feeding, Grooming, Shoeing, Doctoring, Telling Age, and General Care of the Horse

Gleason's Horse Book and Veterinary Adviser; Comprising History, Breeding, Training, Breaking, Buying, Feeding, Grooming, Shoeing, Doctoring, Telling Age, and General Care of the Horse

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...These medicines will prevent debility and depression, and the pouring out of fluid-' zen-'-' or serum into the legs, sheath, belly and breast. After the fever has been removed, allow good feed, and a fair quantity of it. Such treatment will not only cure the horse in five or six days, but the horse is nothing the worse, beyond the' loss of a few days' work. 2. Crrnonrc BRoNcH1'r1s.--Symptoms. A confirmed cough, more or less severe, and a discharge from the nose. The cough worse in the morning, and after drinking water.-' Causes. Maltreatment of acute cases of bronchitis, and where the attack has been prolonged beyond a reasonable time, causing ulceration or thickening of the windpipe. Treatment. Give extract of belladonna, half drachm, powdered digitalis, half drachm, three times in the day, morning, noon and night, for a few days. If no good seems to have been done, a different plan will have to be adopted, namely: feed the animal well, and give sulphate of iron, two drachms in powder; gentian root, two drachms in powder twice in the day for two weeks. By this time the absorbent system will be pretty powerful. Then apply the following salve or ointment, well rubbed in down the course of the windpipe, once in the week. Lard, one ounce; red iodide of mercury, one drachm. Mix. This will cause whatever thickening may exist to be absorbed or taken up. Lard or oil will have to be applied once per day on the place where the ointment was applied, to prevent the skin from cracking. If the animal be debilitated, give occasionally sixty drops of commercial sulphuric acid in half a bucket of cold water to drink. Bronchocele.----Pronounced "Bronch-seal," is an enlargement of the thyroid gland, and is situated on and in front...show more

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  • Paperback | 140 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 263g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236844866
  • 9781236844866