Thread: Swollen jaw
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Unread November 24th, 2009, 17:24
Rhodie Rhodie is offline
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If the swelling is affecting the bone and is not an abscess or foriegn object as suggested by the previous posters, it could be actinomycosis a bacterial infection inside the bone. This is treated with antibiotics, an iodine suppliment will prevent future infections in your cattle, iodised salt is the best source for this, we used the salt with other trace elements in Zimbabwe, to keep our cettle healthy in poor areas.
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