rain rot

rain rot

[′rān ‚rät]
(veterinary medicine)
Weeping dermatitis accompanied by swelling of the skin and loss of hair in sheep exposed to prolonged periods of rain.
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Equiderma is proven as an effective aid in the treatment of rain rot, cannon bone and face scurf and fungus, insect bite hypersensitivity, mane and tail itching, hot spots, subaceous adenitus, malezzia, and all skin issues that plague animals.
When Epona arrived at the Equine Rescue barn a couple of years ago, she was a "very sick 3-year-old pony with respiratory and lymphatic infections, worms, rain rot, multiple wounds, and never-trimmed hooves," Mrs.
It sweetens (makes less acid) the soil so fungi, mosses, rain rot, some weeds and thrush don't thrive.