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Rethinking Deworming Strategy

Deworming by fecal egg count (FEC) is advocated as a way to avoid overexposure of parasites to deworming drugs. It’s important to understand the effect of deworming by FEC is primarily to minimize environmental contamination, not optimally protect the individual. … 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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Parasite Resistance – Where Do We Stand

The doomsday scenario of parasites resistant to all deworming drugs has not materialized but we are facing some challenges.  This will give you current information on resistance, your treatment options and future directions. Note: I have deliberately not used any … Continue reading

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