“Rabbit”8month old colt recentlypurchased from a studdown south.Last wormed 6 weeks agoVaccinations up to dateVery healthy, large foal
Startedtransport journey on Monday Arrived at lay-over destination on Friday Owners took home on Friday evening Not quite right on Saturday • Eating, drinking, a bit picky on food • Quiet, “resting” a lot Noteating Sunday morning, rolling at lunch. Seen by a vet on Sunday 2pm. Improved overnight with pain relief.
Severe colic pain Un-responsive to high dose pain relief and fluids
Paddock fatigue • Stocking Rates • Faeces Moisture on the ground • Rain • Water Courses • Run off from septic tanks
Anthelmintic resistance • Macrocyclic Lactones: Avermectins and Milbemycins Equimec, Equimax, Elevation • Benzimidazoles : Any thing ending in “Ole” Strongyle killer AMMO, Oximinth, Panacur, Equinox Orange
Rotational vs Strategic Worming Change product every season Change product every 6 months Change product every year Product efficacy??? Strategic Worming Collect a poo sample Worm if greater than Less than 200epg re- 200epg sample in 6 weeks
Pickup your poo Low stock rates De-worming: • Rotational worming vs Strategic Worming • FEC