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Mallanders Care & Prevention   Vet or Health Questions

Started 8/22/19 by DebbieMcHarg; 623 views.

I've found the best treatment to be Head & Shoulders Eucalyptus Conditioner. Placed directly on the sores daily for at least a week and then weekly for maintenance. I have one mare that came to me with sores on her and this is the only thing that has gotten them to clear up. Also works on Sallenders sores on the front of the hocks on the hind legs.


From: LJSGypsies


I'm going to have to try this! We are fighting with mallanders/sallanders and my mare seems to be chewing her feathers out now. No signs of mites or scratches, but definitely mallanders and sallanders. 

If she is chewing I would treat with the Ivermectin pour on for mites, you'd never see them and they don't always show up on a skin scrape either. 


From: LJSGypsies


Thanks, it can't hurt to do that! That's liquid ivermectin correct? How much should I use per leg? 

3cc per leg, straight, not diluted. If I know they're itching down low around the pasterns I'll put it in that area. If they are itching up higher (usually they'll itch on the feed tubs) then I'll place it up higher in that area. Here is a link to the product I use. Oh, another tip, I did have a problem with the normal syringes giving out after one or two legs, so I use AI syringes, they don't have the rubber stopper in them.


From: CharleenGGV


I used Weaver Leather's Livestock Medicated Shampoo. It contains tea tree oil, eucalyptus, and oat extract. It did wonders for my mare. After one bath I saw a dramatic difference. Good price too.