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dianne633

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Posted - 11/14/2016 :  9:10:56 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I have a female that has very dry skin the shearer said it was zinc deficiency and now her cria has got it around his mouth what is the best treatment for zinc deficiency please.

Kate

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Posted - 11/15/2016 :  12:16:49 PM  Show Profile  Visit Kate's Homepage  Reply with Quote
We have used ZinPro in the past, a powder you sprinkle on the food. Some people put zinc plated pipe fittings in the water buckets, and I have done that as well. If it doesn't clear up I would call your vet...

Kate McKelvie
Alpacas of Sunset Fields
Glen Rock, PA
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