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“Rabbit”8month old colt recentlypurchased from a studdown south.Last wormed 6 weeks agoVaccinations up to dateVery healthy...
 Startedtransport journey on Monday Arrived at lay-over destination on Friday Owners took home on Friday evening Not q...
   Severe colic pain   Un-responsive to high    dose pain relief and    fluids
   Surgical    exploration   Ileo-ceco-colic    intussusception    found   Lots of Tapeworm    identified
 Pinworms   Oxyuris equi                Tapeworms        Anoplocephala spp. Ascarids   Parascaris              Small  ...
   No external    skin/ skeleton   Temperature   Desiccation
 Sub-clinical                 Overt   Clinical  • Reduced feed efficiency     • Diarrhoea  • Poor growth                ...
 Paddock    fatigue  • Stocking Rates  • Faeces Moisture   on the ground  • Rain  • Water Courses  • Run off from septic...
 Anthelmintic      resistance  • Macrocyclic Lactones:           Avermectins and Milbemycins           Equimec, Equimax...
 Rotational      vs Strategic Worming       Change product every season       Change product every 6 months       Chan...
 Pickup your poo Low stock rates De-worming:  • Rotational worming vs Strategic Worming  • FEC
Wet weather works well for worms   the big wet
Wet weather works well for worms   the big wet
Wet weather works well for worms   the big wet
Wet weather works well for worms   the big wet
Wet weather works well for worms   the big wet
Wet weather works well for worms   the big wet
Wet weather works well for worms   the big wet
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Wet weather works well for worms the big wet

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Horse Seminar, Tuesday 24th July 2012

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Wet weather works well for worms the big wet

  1. 1. “Rabbit”8month old colt recentlypurchased from a studdown south.Last wormed 6 weeks agoVaccinations up to dateVery healthy, large foal
  2. 2.  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.
  3. 3.  Severe colic pain Un-responsive to high dose pain relief and fluids
  4. 4.  Surgical exploration Ileo-ceco-colic intussusception found Lots of Tapeworm identified
  5. 5.  Pinworms Oxyuris equi  Tapeworms Anoplocephala spp. Ascarids Parascaris  Small and Large Strongyles
  6. 6.  No external skin/ skeleton Temperature Desiccation
  7. 7.  Sub-clinical  Overt Clinical • Reduced feed efficiency • Diarrhoea • Poor growth • Colic • Poor performance • Coughing • Pot belly • Sudden death • Weight loss
  8. 8.  Paddock fatigue • Stocking Rates • Faeces Moisture on the ground • Rain • Water Courses • Run off from septic tanks
  9. 9.  Anthelmintic resistance • Macrocyclic Lactones:  Avermectins and Milbemycins  Equimec, Equimax, Elevation • Benzimidazoles :  Any thing ending in “Ole”  Strongyle killer  AMMO, Oximinth, Panacur, Equinox Orange
  10. 10.  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
  11. 11.  Pickup your poo Low stock rates De-worming: • Rotational worming vs Strategic Worming • FEC

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