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Old Dec 15th 2010, 02:47 PM   #1
 
  Dec 2009
  Mohnton, Pa
One of my deer cut her hoof a couple weeks ago. Just took about a 3" patch of hide off, not a deep cut at all. It seemed to being okay for a while, but in the last couple days it seems to have swollen quite a bit, and she doesnt want to walk on it much at all. She mostly lays down. She will eat and drink when I put feed and water next to her. She hasnt been losing weight. Anyone have any suggestions on what to do? Should I just give a healthy dose of penicillin? and she how she reacts? Will it eventually heal on its own? Any help is appreciated. Its dark now I wasnt able to get pictures today to help. Sorry. I can get pictures tomorrow.



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Old Dec 15th 2010, 06:32 PM   #2
 
  Apr 2009
  Noblesville, IN
I don't know to much as we are still learning as we go along, but I would try to give her some banamine which will help with swelling & pain & possibly give her some draxxin for antiobiotic.
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Old Dec 16th 2010, 08:17 AM   #3
 
  Mar 2010
  Pennsylvania
Did she cut the pad or was it above the hoof??? If it is not the pad and If you can get your hands on her I would suggest trying to clean the cut and spray it liberally with blu-kote, dry the wound before spraying. I would also give some anti-biotics and banamine to help with the swelling and possible infection. If her pad is cut you may want to soak it in a hoof treatment for a few minutes then dry and spray with blu-kote, i also give a little probiotic paste everytime i sedate one of our animals. We have had a few minor hoof problems in the past, all a little different each time. IF you have any questions or if I can help in anyway feel free to call!!



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