In administering a drench the head of the animal should be elevated a little by an assistant.
Repeat the drench in a half hour and an hour after the first one has been given.
A drench of 1-1/2 drams of gallic acid dissolved in a pint of water should be given.
When medicine is to be given as a drench we must be careful to use water or oil enough to dissolve or dilute it thoroughly; more than this Wakes the drench bulky and is unnecessary.
Probably the best tonic is one consisting of powdered sulphate of iron, gentian, and ginger in equal parts; a heaping tablespoonful of the mixture is given as a drench or mixed with the feed, twice a day.
When the breathing begins to be loud, relief is afforded in some cases by giving a drench composed of 2 drams of fluid extract of jaborandi in half a pint of water.
We should also remember that it is never safe to drench a horse with large quantities of medicine when he is unconscious, for he is very liable to draw the medicine into the lungs in inspiration.
Another drench may be composed of 2 ounces each of sulphuric ether and alcohol in 8 ounces of water.
The treatment recommended is this: Three drams of bromid of potassium three times a day, dissolved in the drinking water, or give as a drench in about a half pint of water for a week.
If benefit is derived, this drench may be repeated four or five hours after the first dose is given.
A drench of 2 ounces each of spirits of nitrous ether and alcohol, diluted with a pint of water, every hour until relief is afforded, is among the best remedies.
The person giving the drench should stand on some object in order to reach the horse's mouth--on a level, or a little above it.
If the hemorrhage is profuse and persistent, a drench composed of 1 dram of acetate of lead dissolved in 1 pint of water, or ergot, 1 ounce, should be given.
I know the look of an apple that is roasting and sizzling on a hearth on a winter's evening, and I know the comfort that comes of eating it hot, along with some sugar and a drench of cream.
A drench should never be given through the nose, as it may pass into the air passages and cause a fatal inflammation of the lungs.
One pound of Glauber's salts in a drench is to be preferred.
It may be necessary todrench the animal with a very small quantity of water for the purpose of diagnosis.
In the larger animals a bulky drench is sometimes difficult to administer, and we should, in all cases, count on a portion being wasted.
The drench should not be given until the hog is quiet and well under control, as there is some danger of the medicine passing into the air passages and doing harm.
If thedrench is bulky and the hog difficult to hold, it may be necessary to elevate the head and raise the forefeet from the ground.
Care should be exercised in giving irritating drenches to sheep, especially if thedrench be bulky.
A drench of from one to two pounds of Epsom or Glauber's salts should be given.
In all cases it is advisable to drench the animal with one pint of raw linseed oil and two ounces of turpentine.
Two drachms of tincture of nux vomica and one ounce of alcohol may be given in a drench three times daily.
If I see people having a good time on a picnic, I fly up to the sky and push a rain cloud over where they are and drench them, having first of course either hidden or punched great holes in their umbrellas.
These Pacific showers come up quickly this side of the Divide, and they drench you in a jiffy.
Probably out in the open watching the lightning, and letting the rain drench him," he said.
In thedrench and soak of December weather they drove off in the four-wheeler.
In the morning the fog had turned to a drench of dull January rain; but Michael greeted the outlook as cheerfully as if it had been perfect May weather.
Sometimes bloating becomes chronic, and if such is the case dissolve two teaspoonfuls of Turpentine in one-half pint of milk and drench the animal very carefully, as some of this drench may escape into the lungs and produce fatal pneumonia.
Place the ewe on her haunches and drench carefully.
If they strangle or cough let them down, as some of the drench may escape into the lungs and produce lung complications.
Every precaution should be taken so as to prevent the drench from entering the lungs.
Never lay a hog on his back to drench him, as in so doing there is great danger of strangling.
All sounds had ceased, however, and only the drench of the rain could be heard.
Again came a drench of rain, almost blotting out the landscape, but the ray of light still picked out the guilty couple, following the course of the boat steadily, like an avenging angel's sword.
But I must git on, missie, or some critter over at Spring Hill will have a conniption and die in it fer lack of a drench or a dose.
Chubb drench Buttercup with a can of condition-mixture.