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31. December 2016

Poland | Monthly report December | Heiligkreuz region | Farm Animal Service

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In December our FAS Team in Poland visited 15 farms. They trimmed hooves of 14 horses and 1 cow. Trimming mare “Mandaj” was a big challenge. She was bought recently by one of the farmer visited regularly by our team. The mare has neglected hooves and seemed never been trimmed before. Our smiths had to use a rope and noseband to trim her hooves.

Tw…

19. December 2016

Poland | Eugeniów | Visit at the farm in Eugeniów

In September we received anonymous information about neglected animals at one farm in Eugeniów. Our team went to check it. There were about 20 horses, different age, in average condition. We’ve seen more shortcomings: three emaciated mares, stallion tied among mares, poor bedding, projecting metal part of the boxes, dog houses in average condition…

30. November 2016

Polen | Monthly report November | Region Heiligkreuz | Farm Animal Service

[Translate to English:] Hufkorrektur beim 2-jährigen Hengst “Czort”.

In November our FAS-Team Michal and Bogdan visited 20 farms, some of them several times.  They trimmed the hoofes of 16 horses and dewormed 3 foals. Some of the horses were treated by the team for the first time, others like the young and beautiful stallion “Witek” is in our care since he was a foal. A 20 year old mare in Rzepin needed regular…

23. February 2016

Poland | Leśna, Sieradowice, Śniadka, Rzepin | Farm Animal Service

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Our team visits a farm in Leśna. We are trimming a very lame cow with an abscess in left hind hoof. The the stable is very humid and hot. We are informing the farmer about the necessity to open windows and a door to have some fresh air in the stable. At least half of the windows should be opened to provide right air flow if the stable has no…

21. January 2016

Poland | Jacentów, Niemienice | Farm Animal Service

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Our team has been called to a limping mare named Gafra in Jacentów. On the place we are checking her legs, that seem to be okay, but we can locate an abzess in one front hoof.

We are opening the hoof to allow a puss to flow, we disinfect it and protect the hoof with a bandage. The owner should keep it on the hoof for three or four days. Next we…

08. January 2016

Poland | Sniadka, Skorzeszyce| Farm Animal Service

Our team is visiting farm in Sniadka to check on a young foal that we treated before and that was really skinny. His condition is better now, he is eating and started to gain weight. Next we are goinig to Skorzeszyce and give electrical fencing to a farmer that wants to let his horses on to the pasture. We will come back when the weather is better…