Sunday, March 09, 2014

Hindgut Bacteria Play Role in Laminitis, Colic in Horses - Full Article

Kentucky Equine Research Staff · February 18, 2014

Colic and laminitis, two of the most common equine ailments, can both result from overconsumption of high-carbohydrate concentrates or lush grass. Research has supported this cause-and-effect relationship, but the full story is more complicated. Some horses develop laminitis for reasons unrelated to diet, and colic can occur in horses with even the most carefully managed feed programs...

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