Equine Health Update EHU Vol 20 Issue 01 - Page 44

EQUINE | ADVERTORIAL 10 5 0 Appetite loss Bodily condition loss Recurent colics Dung softening Veterinary Clinic Les Bréviaires, 2007, 40 horses which received FERMAID EASE only during one month. 3 FERMAID EASE for foals health Foals are very sensitive to gastric ulcers, which can be fatal. Again there are many factors that contribute to gastric ulcers in foals including physiological stress, underlying diseases, transport, weaning, or generalised reduction in milk or feed consumption. There are also many non specifi c symptoms of gastric ulceration in foals, including: teeth grinding (bruxism), increased salivation, diarrhoea, poor or infrequent feeding or failure to thrive. FERMAID EASE can be fed to foals during periods where they are at risk from gastric ulcers. Recommended inclusion rate 25 g/horse/day. This can be doubled at times of high stress for a period of 30 days or in combination with veterinary anti-ulcer medication. 12.5 g/foal/day during 30 days at weaning. Not all products are available in all markets nor associated claims allowed in all regions. Distributed by: Vitam International (Pty) Ltd www.vitam.co.za Contact: Mariska Bartlett - Technical Manager - Phone : +27 12 665 5245 FERMAID EASE is a trademark of Lallemand LALLEMAND ANIMAL NUTRITION SPECIFIC FOR YOUR SUCCESS www.lallemandanimalnutrition.com 44 • Equine Health Update • enzymes is continuous. An empty stomach increases the contact between the gastric juices and the stomach lining leading to its erosion. Loss of appetite reduced body condition, recurrent colic and loose drappings are all indicators that gastric ulceration may be present. FERMAID EASE can be used following traditional veterinary therapy to maintain gastric health.