Monitor rectal temp thru-out the surgery remotely and very affordable and dependable.
Place the probe end inside a tuberculin syringe barrel. Lubricate the barrel end with vaseline prior to insertion. Home Depot: get one with the braided wire protective cord cover. This one uses 1 AAA battery. Battery seems to last 2 or 3 years even if it is left on at all times. $16 to $19.00
How often do you check your horse’s temperature? Redwings’ vet Nic de Brauwere demonstrates how to safely take a temperature reading and explains why catching fever early is vital to help stop the spread of infectious disease.
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