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Pitfalls of Fecal Checks for Parasites

The fecal egg count (FEC) has become the method of choice for determining when to deworm a horse but there are many shortcomings. Most labs do simple flotations, which means manure is mixed with a concentrated sugar or salt solution … Continue reading

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How to Get Rid of Pinworms

Tail rubbing is a term that hardly does justice to the devastation a horse can do to their tail hair and skin when they start violently trying to scratch the area. Insect irritation is one cause and Culicoides can be … Continue reading

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