Behavioural changes in stabled horses given nontherapeutic levels of virginiamycin.

@article{Johnson1998BehaviouralCI,
  title={Behavioural changes in stabled horses given nontherapeutic levels of virginiamycin.},
  author={K. G. Johnson and Jeanne Tyrrell and Jonathan E. Rowe and David W. Pethick},
  journal={Equine veterinary journal},
  year={1998},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={
          139-43
        }
}
Abnormal behaviour commonly develops in intensively managed horses. A possible cause is the change in diet occurring when the horse is stabled. An experiment was performed to examine this possibility by manipulating the diet with the feed supplement virginiamycin, as Founderguard. During 4 weeks, 18 horses were fed diets ranging from hay alone to concentrate plus hay in the ratio of 3:1. The rations of half the horses given concentrate were supplemented with Founderguard. Horses eating high… CONTINUE READING
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