Re: cough medicine how much to give??
Stinky had a bit of an occasional dry cough two weeks ago - no idea why, living out, no snot, no temp but coughed when ridden and a little chesty sounding. He had some benylin - I give him 1/3 of the small 150 ml bottle a day split into two doses. Just pour it on top of his feed - soon cleared the cough up. Two bottles is normally enough to do the trick.
My vet recommended to use benylin when he had the same cough about two years ago - again when living out, no snot etc so think he just had a cough in the way we do occasionally. Again gone within the week.
Had it got worse or not cleared up in the week then I would have called the vet out.
I also gave him a respiratory lick which he very much enjoyed and covered himself in.
Life is short, enjoy it to the full with large hairy horses.