Horse with colic + wound / by Dr. Abeer Zeit
Place: Akakir (villages of Hama)
Date: Dec. 2005
Owner : Muhammad Najeeb Salman
Animal: horse / ) / aged 8 years .
Case : colic + wound above the hoof.
Kumait meaning (russet ) in English , is an active horse . he works in harvesting in the ground of Mr. Muhammad Najeeb Salman ( his owner ) in the fall. In the other seasons , he is used in carrying things from & to the house.
One day the owner called SPANA to inform us that his horse rolled round on the floor and couldn't stand, and his leg over the hoof was wounded.
When SPANA arrived the village , Kumait was sitting on the flour , SPANA team helped him to stand . dr. Abeer examined him , he was suffered from colic and had over heat . when dr. asked the owner some information about the cause , he answered that , he left the horse outside all the night and the weather was very cold in winter.
Kumait was given dose of flunine . the wound was cleaned with the ointment of zinc oxide.
Next day , when he was examined , it was noticed that he was still suffered from colic. so, he was given another dose of flunine . also the wound was cleaned with zinc oxide oint.
Third day, Kumait was recovered from colic and became eat normally. More over, he returned to his work with his owner.
The owner was advised to not let his animals outside the stable during the night. He thanked SPANA and all donators because they helped his animal and all poor people .
Cost of treatment :
1- zinc oxide : £ 0,15
2- flunine: £ 0.40