Equine

Year 2018 summary

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During 2018 SESC has managed a total of 121 queries. Of these, 13 were solely telematic and the remaining 108 requests corresponded included samples for laboratorial analysis. (more…)

Year 2017 summary

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During 2017 a total of 98 queries have been managed in SESC. Of these, 14 were purely telematic and the remaining 84 requests corresponded to laboratory analysis of samples.
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Stone-like lung lesions in a horse carcass

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In a 21 years old, cross breed, mare carcass several masses  with a very hardened consistency (stone-like) and considerable size (10-15 cm) were observed located in the right apical lobe and in the ventral margins of diaphragmatic lobes. (more…)

Horse carcasses with yellow fat disease

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In the last months  4 cases of horse carcasses with an abnormal yellowish-brown coloration of adipose tissue have been submitted. (more…)

Year 2016 summary

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During 2016 a total of 83 queries have been managed in SESC. Of these, 11 were purely telematic and the remaining 72 requests corresponded to laboratory analysis of samples.
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Year 2015 summary

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During 2015 a total of 99 queries have been managed in SESC. Of these, 7 were purely telematic and the remaining 92 requests corresponded to laboratory analysis of samples.
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Summer reading material: SESC’s six years follow-up

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A paper has been recently published in the journal Veterinary Pathology (as a commentary) which reviews the first 6 years of operation of SESC, the slaughterhouse support network. (more…)

Granulomatous myositis and steatitis in a mare

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In a 15 years old Hispano-Breton breed mare, multiple nodular lesions of small size (<2mm) were observed. They were widely distributed thoughout the carcass in the muscle and adipose tissue. (more…)

black teeth horse
black teeth horse

Black teeth horse

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In a 7 year old mare a uniform black discolouration was appreciated in all teeth. The owner explained that the animal had been fed eggplants ad libitum. (more…)

Abdominal lipoma in a mare

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In a 10 year old mare multiple nodules were observed adhering to the peritoneum, of hardened consistency and variable size, up to 15 cm in diameter. (more…)

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