Mastitis (Septic)

Presence of cysts around mammary glands (teats).

What causes septic mastitis?

*can be life threatening if untreated; cysts that develop around the teats, due to bacterial infection in mammary glands.

What are the symptoms of septic mastitis?

Rabbit becomes anorexic, lethargic, has excessive thirst and urination, may also trigger “false pregnancy” (nesting, etc).

What are the medicinal treatments for septic mastitis?

Treat with injectable antibiotic, such as Pen-G (Dura-mycin) or Oxytetracycline – administered Sub-Q, at 1cc per 10lb body weight, 1x daily for 5 days … push fluids with probiotic and elecrolytes.

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What are the homeopathic treatments for septic mastitis?

Treat with injectable antibiotic, such as Pen-G (Dura-mycin) or Oxytetracycline – administered Sub-Q, at 1cc per 10lb body weight, 1x daily for 5 days … push fluids with probiotic and electrolytes.

How could septic mastitis be prevented?

Add raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar in drinking water, daily – mix 1tbsp per gallon.


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