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Old 08-01-2013, 07:34 PM
abisheridee abisheridee is offline
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Originally Posted by samps79 View Post
Thanks for the advice on this. The sore is dry and on the top of her head and very shallow. I have the honey on its way in the post but will try the hibiscrub as well. It is worse after a shed as it's like the sore is opened up. I always check the humidity and will ensure I continue to do so. I will post how I get on.
Just to clarify, you only really need the hibiscrub for wound cleaning, although it won't hurt if you wash the sore with it. If I have nothing else to hand I clean out the vivs with it. It's still good to have in your first aid kit though! What is the manuka honey, 10+? I've wondered if applying a good blob of it shortly before a shed will help it take on moisture and come off more easily.
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