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Cushings Disease - Recognition

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How do I recognize Cushings Disease or ECD?

Cushings Disease - Recognition

Often horses with Cushings have very long shaggy coats resulting from not ever shedding out. Eye orbs appear puffy and protrusive from fatty deposits accummulating. Increased appetite without weight gain. Excessive thirst. Wounds are very slow to heal. Have frequent viral & bacterial infections. Oral ulcerations and gum disease.

   

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