Effect of pectin, lecithin, and antacid feed supplements (Egusin®) on gastric ulcer scores, gastric fluid pH and blood gas values in horses

@inproceedings{Woodward2014EffectOP,
  title={Effect of pectin, lecithin, and antacid feed supplements (Egusin®) on gastric ulcer scores, gastric fluid pH and blood gas values in horses},
  author={Michelle C Woodward and Nan K Huff and Frank Garza and Michael Layne Keowen and Michael T. Kearney and F M Andrews},
  booktitle={BMC veterinary research},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND The objectives of this study were to evaluate the effects of two commercial feed supplements, Egusin 250® [E-250] and Egusin SLH® [E-SLH], on gastric ulcer scores, gastric fluid pH, and blood gas values in stall-confined horses undergoing feed-deprivation. METHODS Nine Thoroughbred horses were used in a three-period crossover study. For the three treatment groups, sweet feed was mixed with E-250, E-SLH, or nothing (control group) and fed twice daily. Horses were treated for 21 days… CONTINUE READING