mud fever


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mud fever

n
(Veterinary Science) another name for scratches
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The yet-to-be-named Pinto had mud fever, a bacterial infection in his feet caused by muddy conditions.
The inclement weather has meant that horse owners have had to keep their animals inside to protect them from the weather and from nasty diseases such as mud fever that are more prevalent in wet conditions.