Dew Poisoning/Scratches

Some call the affliction dew poisoning. Others use the term scratches. Still others refer to it as grease heel or cracked heel. There are yet others who call it mud fever. Whatever the term, the affliction is the same--a form of dermatitis that usually has its origin in a marshy or wet pasture and in unsanitary paddocks.

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