RSSParasite series

23 – The perils of youth

| January 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
23 – The perils of youth

Young horses have an ability to fend off several of the parasites that commonly afflict horses.

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22 – Cardinal drenching sins

| January 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
22 – Cardinal drenching sins

No new drench families are on the immediate horizon. We have to make do with what we have and it’s our responsibility to use them as effectively as possible.

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21 – Fighting against worm resistance

| January 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
21 – Fighting against worm resistance

Parasites have been gradually adapting in the long-running battle with resistance, not just in horses but in all manner of species where drenches are used, such as sheep and cattle.

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20 – Doing a fecal egg count

| January 18, 2013 | 2 Comments
20 – Doing a fecal egg count

A fecal egg count will provide you with much-needed information on the effectiveness of your deworming program.

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19 – What about the weather?

| January 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
19 – What about the weather?

Parasites didn’t become as common as they are without being able to play hardball.

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18 – It doesn’t just have to be chemical warfare

| January 18, 2013 | 2 Comments
18 – It doesn’t just have to be chemical warfare

Unfortunately, the humble harrow is generally part of the worm problem, not the solution.

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17 – Employing the right farming strategies

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
17 – Employing the right farming strategies

The way in which your horse or horses are kept will have a major bearing on your worm management programme.

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16 – Employing the right worming strategies

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
16 – Employing the right worming strategies

Horsetalk’s Parasite Series – part 16

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15 – A hairy little customer

| November 16, 2012 | 0 Comments
15 – A hairy little customer

Horsetalk’s Parasite Series – part 15

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14 – What about lungworms?

| November 16, 2012 | 0 Comments
14 – What about lungworms?

Horsetalk’s Parasite Series – part 14

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13 – Here’s the rub about pinworms

| November 15, 2012 | 0 Comments
13 – Here’s the rub about pinworms

Horsetalk’s Parasite Series – part 13

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12 – Putting the bite on lice, ticks and mites

| October 11, 2012 | 0 Comments
12 – Putting the bite on lice, ticks and mites

Horsetalk’s Parasite Series – part 12

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11 – Getting the measure of tapeworms

| October 11, 2012 | 0 Comments
11 – Getting the measure of tapeworms

Horsetalk’s Parasite Series – part 11

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10 – What’s so bad about bots?

| September 28, 2012 | 0 Comments
10 – What’s so bad about bots?

Horsetalk’s Parasite Series – part 10

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9 – What’s so scary about ascarids?

| September 28, 2012 | 1 Comment
9 – What’s so scary about ascarids?

Horsetalk’s Parasite Series – part 9

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8 – Strong-arm tactics against strongyles

| September 28, 2012 | 2 Comments
8 – Strong-arm tactics against strongyles

Horsetalk’s Parasite Series – part 8

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7 – Meet the nematodes

| September 28, 2012 | 0 Comments
7 – Meet the nematodes

Horsetalk’s Parasite Series – part 7

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6 – Rotation, rotation, rotation

| September 28, 2012 | 0 Comments
6 – Rotation, rotation, rotation

Horsetalk’s Parasite Series – part 6

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5 – Mankind’s worming arsenal

| September 28, 2012 | 0 Comments
5 – Mankind’s worming arsenal

Horsetalk’s Parasite Series – part 5

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4 – A is for anthelmintics

| September 27, 2012 | 0 Comments
4 – A is for anthelmintics

Horsetalk’s Parasite Series – part 4

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