RE: [RC] Wood Chewing - Jerry & Susan Milam
I thought this sort of thing was due to boredom and possibly a mineral
deficiency. Cribbing collars only stop wind sucking. They don't do anything
to prevent horses chewing on wood.
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> [mailto:ridecamp-owner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Jerri Larsen
> Sent: Wednesday, October 16, 2002 10:57 PM
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> Subject: [RC] Wood Chewing
> Importance: High
> Got new run in sheds about June...husband painted exposed boards with
> oil...all of a sudden the Arab and Paint decided it was time to
> devour the
> buildings.... I don't know what caused this all of a sudden.... What does
> one use to stop this... I know the cribbing collars... but these horses
> have never done this before. Someone mentioned cayenne... what
> do you mix
> it with? What paint on type mixture works best?
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- [RC] Wood Chewing, Jerri Larsen