Troytown Equine Hospital reporting an increased incidence of bleeding disorders in horses recently

Dillon, Hugh
June 2010
Irish Veterinary Journal;Jun2010, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p335
Academic Journal
The article reports on the significant increased of bleeding disorders in horses as reported by the Troytown Equine Hospital in Ireland. Also noted was the increase of racehorses with epistaxis and broodmares with peripartum haemorrhage. It is mentioned that vitamin K deficiency in horses arises from reduced absorption of vitamin K or as a result of anticoagulant treatment with warfarin or other diecuomarol derivatives.


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