impaction colic
You know that impactions—blockages of ingested food matter in the intestinal tract—are common causes of colic in horses. But would you know how to recognize one? And, just as importantly, would your veterinarian?

The results of a study by British researchers suggest that colic caused by impaction in the intestine’s large colon does not usually cause severe signs of pain. Contrary to common thought, large colon impac

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