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Re: [RC] mulberries - Vallonelee



I have seen this swelling even without the mulberries.  I have tried to get it identified but it seems to mystify everyone.  Never causes the horses any discomfort and if I put them in a stall, off grass, etc, and eating only hay, it subsides in about 6-8 hours.  One horse would get so swollen that I couldn't fasten the throatlatch on his halter.
It reminded me of a person with mumps.

My horses have relocated from east coast to west coast and I have seen it in both locations (Maryland and Arizona).  Seems to be seasonal with it being worse in the spring.  One vet suggested it may be a mold in the fields that was affecting them.  Also, some horses get it worse then others. 

Anyone else see this type of thing. 

Lee
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