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Colic in horse

Colic in Horse 

by MAAZ AHMED SIDDIQUI


COLIC IN HORSES IS A VERY COMMON DISORDER OF THEIR DIGESTIVE SYSTEM.

THE TERM COLIC, THE BASIC DEFINITION MEANS "Stomach PAIN", BUT IN HORSES IS USED TO DEFINE SEVERE ABDOMINAL DISCOMFORT CHARACTERIZED WITH ROLLING, PAWING, AND SELDOM THE INABILITY TO DEFECATE.

Pulse

– gentle: 40-60

– moderate: 60-80

– extreme: more than 80

RESPIRATORY RATE

– gentle: 20-30

– moderate: 30-40

– extreme: more than 40

TEMPERATURE

– gentle: 99-100.5 F

– moderate: 99-100.5

– extreme: under 99/over 100.5

GUM COLOR

– gentle: pale pink

– moderate: pale pink

– extreme: pale blue or purple

CRT (Capillary refill time)

– gentle: 1-2 seconds

– moderate: 2-4 seconds

– extreme: more than 5 seconds

GUT SOUNDS

– gentle: ordinary or expanded

– moderate: diminished recurrence

– extreme: missing

Dung

– gentle: ordinary

– moderate: little wads of dung

– extreme: no dung/loose bowels

GASES

– gentle: present

– moderate: missing

– extreme: missing

LVL OF PAIN

– gentle: taking a gander at the midsection, extending, pawing, perspiring, lifting the rear legs

– moderate: taking a gander at the gut, extending, pawing, perspiring, lifting the rear legs, attempting to move on the ground

– extreme: taking a gander at the midsection, extending, pawing, perspiring, lifting the rear legs, attempting to move on the ground, wild endeavors to roll and whip
Colic in horse Colic in horse Reviewed by Maaz ahmed siddiqui on 13 July Rating: 5

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