WORMING


I recently wormed my 24yr old horse, 10 days later I am still finding a couple of dead worms in each poo. What does this mean and what should my next steps be regarding her worming program?

It is not uncommon for stray dead and dying worms to continue to appear in the faeces for some days after worming, especially if there has been an apparent heavy burden. It sounds like the worms you are seeing are strongyle worms which are the most common and most dangerous….

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How do I know if my horse has worms?

The signs of worm infestation can vary from horse to horse. Some of the key signs include: loss of appetite, poor growth, weight loss, anaemia (worms may damage blood vessels associated with the gut), tail rubbing….

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