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  1. #1
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    Default Antibiotics

    My mare is on a course of antibiotics for an infection she aquired about 2 weeks ago. In total she will have been on the medication for about 4 weeks, and I am wondering if I should be concerned about replacing her "good" bacteria with probiotics.
    I am a bit wary as the infection was a liver infection so I don't want to stress the liver but also don't want her to be susceptible to other bacterial infections once she is finished the meds as a result of having not enough good bacteria in her gut!
    Any suggestions or advice?



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    Probios.
    "We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals." ~Immanuel Kant



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    In capsule form or is there another form that might be better? How much to give her? She is about 1100lbs



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    It comes in a tube, like a wormer. A dose is about 1/2 tube. My daughter works for an equine vet clinic, so that's where we buy it...and I keep it refrigerated (as does the vet clinic).
    "We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals." ~Immanuel Kant



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    Can't hurt, might help.
    Click here before you buy.



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