Dr. LeGear's Stock Powders

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
My own prescription for horses, cattle, sheep, and hogs. A tonic and appetizer. A condition powder and animal regulator, in many cases, among livestock. Good for many cases of common coughs, colds, distemper, kidney troubles, loss of appetite, hide bound and loss of flesh.
LeGear, a doctor in veterinary medicine, sold a variety of stock and poultry medicines and remedies after graduating from Ontario Veterinary College in 1892. He also published Dr. Le Gear’s Stock Book that outlined the general care of stock and advertised his remedies for any animal maladies. This stock powder was manufactured by the Dr. L. D. LeGear Medicine Company of St. Louis Missouri around 1925. The powder was sold as a tonic and appetizer remedying coughs, colds, and loss of appetite for horses, cows, pigs, sheep and goats.
Object Name
veterinary product
date made
ca 1925
Dr. L. D. LeGear Medicine Company
overall: 7 3/4 in x 4 1/2 in x 2 3/8 in; 19.685 cm x 11.43 cm x 6.0325 cm
place made
United States: Missouri, Saint Louis
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Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center


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