Ward Off Worms
Summer officially arrived this week. With the warmer weather and the abundance of fresh green grass for grazing, deworming is more important than ever.Did you know that June is National Pest Control Month in the United States? Deworming is one important way to minimize the effect of pasture pests on your horses.
January/February – Benzimidazole (Anthelcide EQ)
March/April - Pyrantel (Strongid)
May/June – Ivermectin (Agri-Mectin, Equi-Mectrin)
July/August - Benzimidazole
September/October – Pyrantel (double-dose)
November/December - Ivermectin
By our own stalls, we keep track of deworming, farrier visits, immunizations, dentistry, sheath cleaning and other periodic requirements. As the farrier visits about every six weeks, we are reminded to deworm the herd.
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