I have a yearling
filly that on the side of her hip had a orange size bump, now is close to football
size. She had no injuries. Can dryland be on side of hip. No sickness signs at
all. There for 9 days so far. If dryland how long before draining? Can I give
strangle shot if it is dryland?
Hi Royal Diamond Ranch,
thank you for your faith in me but I am not a veterinarian nor do I have the ability
to see your horse in person.
urge you to have your veterinarian take a look at your filly as soon as possible.
This could be an abscess requiring immediate attention. The reasons for such a
large and growing bruise or abscess are many and only by direct examination would
a knowledgeable veterinarian be able to make a diagnosis and treatment recommendation.
Be sure you check with your vet before giving any
of luck and if you do have the time, please let me know what your veterinarian's