Study of crib-biting and gastric inflammation and ulceration in young horses

@article{Nicol2002StudyOC,
  title={Study of crib-biting and gastric inflammation and ulceration in young horses},
  author={Christine Nicol and H P Davidson and Pat Harris and Aubrey J. Waters and A. Dan Wilson},
  journal={Veterinary Record},
  year={2002},
  volume={151},
  pages={658 - 662}
}
Nineteen young horses that had recently started to perform the stereotypy of crib-biting were compared with 16 non-stereotypic horses for 14 weeks. After initial observations of their behaviour and an endoscopic examination of the condition of their stomachs, the horses were randomly allocated to a control or an antacid diet. At the start of the trial, the stomachs of the crib-biting foals were significantly more ulcerated and inflamed than the stomachs of the normal foals. In addition, the… 
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